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Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Cascades in Lane County

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST MONDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet tonight through early Monday. Additional snow accumulations of 18 to 36 inches expected tonight through Monday morning.

* WHERE...Cascades in Lane County, mainly above 2500 feet.

* WHEN...Snow early this morning will become lighter by mid morning. Snow increasing again later this afternoon, becoming heavy tonight and continuing through early Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel conditions will be difficult in the Cascades through at least Monday morning, though a brief lull in the snow is expected today. Snow will increase tonight and Sunday, with very heavy snowfall rates possibly causing white- out conditions at times through Monday morning. Higher elevation roads such as Highway 58 across Willamette Pass may become impassable. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel, and be prepared for long delays.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Eastern Douglas County Foothills

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

.A storm with a significant amount of moisture will bring moderate to heavy mountain snow to the Cascades, mountains in Western Siskiyou County, and possibly portions of the East Side Saturday night into at least Monday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST MONDAY ABOVE 3000 FT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches with local amounts up to 30 inches. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph in exposed locations.

* WHERE...Rural, higher elevations of the eastern Douglas County Foothills above 3000 feet.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Saturday to 10 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities will be lower by blowing snow in exposed areas where winds are strong.

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

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions. * If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors. * A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills; Northern Oregon Cascades

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET... ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected, especially above 1500 to 2000 feet. Snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected tonight through Sunday, though accumulations will be less below 2000 feet. Another round of heavy snow is possible Sunday night through Monday night, with another 12 to 24 inches of snow possible.

* WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills and Northern Oregon Cascades, primarily above 1500 feet in elevation.

* WHEN...Heaviest periods of snow appear to be late tonight through Sunday morning, then again late Sunday night through Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel through the Cascades will become very difficult tonight through Monday night, if not impossible at times. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel, and be prepared for long delays.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades; South Central Oregon Cascades

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

.A storm with a significant amount of moisture will bring moderate to heavy mountain snow to the Cascades, mountains in Western Siskiyou County, and possibly portions of the East Side Saturday night into at least Monday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet in the Crater and Diamond Lake areas with local amounts of 4 feet in the highest elevations. 10 to 20 inches near Lake of the Woods and Mount Ashland Ski Area. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph in exposed areas which would create near-blizzard conditions at times. This warning does not affect Interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit where lighter snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected.

* WHERE...The southern Oregon Cascades, and portions of the Siskiyous. This includes Highway 58, Highway 62, Highway 138, Highway 230, Highway 140, and at Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. This also includes the Mt. Ashland Ski Road.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Saturday to 10 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Strong winds and large quantities of snow could cause tree damage. Areas of strong winds with heavy snow will cause near blizzard-like white-out conditions.

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

* Plan to travel before the winter storm hits or just stay home. Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions. * If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors. * A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.


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