10/17/21 Special Weather Outlook: A strong cold front is moving into our area today, and will produce wind gusts in the 40mph range with rain developing locally later on today. 1-4 inches of snow are expected in the high Cascades late tonight and this storm could produce winter driving conditions. Forecasters think that generally the snow will fall around 5,000 feet and above. For more winter weather alerts and travel information this season consider becoming a subscriber to our breaking news app.

 


…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM PDT MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations 1 to 4 inches.
Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE…Areas generally above 5000 feet in the South Central
Oregon Cascades and Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon
Cascades. This includes Highway 58 at Willamette Pass, Highway
138 near Diamond Lake, Highway 62 near Crater Lake, Highway 140
near Lake of the Woods, and portions of Dead Indian Memorial
Highway.

* WHEN…From 9 PM this evening to 9 AM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on snow covered and slippery roads. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Gusty winds will precede the onset of snow.
These winds may linger through part of the advisory and will be
slow to weaken. Periods of reduced visibility are expected.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

* 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.