Weather Outlook: Snow Expected Into Weekend

According to the latest weather information, two cold fronts are expected between now and Saturday morning. Currently a front is approaching our area and it has been snowing in the higher elevations around Klamath Falls over the past few hours in some areas.

A second front is expected to move through on Friday evening. Current forecast data is also showing another snow storm possible for Saturday evening into Sunday morning. We are keeping on eye on this and will update as it gets closer. The Saturday storm has more potential for travel impacts.

The current snowfall forecasts for Klamath Falls for now until Saturday morning are represented in the graphics below. The storms between now and Saturday morning are not expected to bring as much snow as our most recent storm yesterday.


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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 14 at 2:03PM PST until February 15 at 10:00AM PST by NWS Medford

…Snow levels will fall this afternoon with more snow expected into Friday morning and again Friday night into Saturday morning…

Two cold systems will affect the area through Saturday. The first front arrives later this afternoon and evening, and snow levels will drop sharply with snow affecting many areas including low elevation areas down to around 1500 feet. Another low will arrive late Friday and bring snow to the area through Saturday morning at least. Snow levels will again be low, around 1500 feet.


* WHAT… Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause very low visibility at times.

* WHERE… Central and Eastern Lake County to include Lakeview, Valley Falls and portions of Highways 31 and 140.

* WHEN… From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS… Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

* Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.

* Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties.