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Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Cascades in Lane County

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

...ANOTHER WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND OREGON CASCADES LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY... .The incoming Pacific weather system and associated cold front will move onshore today, bringing heavy mountain snow. This will be followed by a prolonged period of moist onshore flow and lowering snow levels that will result in heavy snow accumulations across most of the Cascades in southern Washington and central and northern Oregon through Saturday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches, with the heaviest accumulations expected above 3000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph are also likely at higher elevations.

* WHERE...Cascades in Lane County.

* WHEN...From noon today to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Expect poor winter driving conditions with snow and ice covered roads and low visibility. Travel is expected to be difficult. The combination of heavy snow and strong winds could also result in damage to trees and powerlines.

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 Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Eastern Douglas County Foothills; South Central Oregon Cascades

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Total snow accumulations of up to 10 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph over high and exposed terrain.

* WHERE...The High central Cascades. Including Diamond Lake, Crater Lake and Highways 58, 138 and 232.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Friday to 4 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult over unplowed roads.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow accumulations up to 6 inches in 12 hours during the day on Friday. Snow will continue to accumulate into Saturday.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Northern Oregon Cascades

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

...ANOTHER WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND OREGON CASCADES LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY... .The incoming Pacific weather system and associated cold front will move onshore today, bringing heavy mountain snow. This will be followed by a prolonged period of moist onshore flow and lowering snow levels that will result in heavy snow accumulations across most of the Cascades in southern Washington and central and northern Oregon through Saturday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 20 to 35 inches, with the heaviest accumulations expected above 3000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph are also likely at higher elevations.

* WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascades.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Expect poor winter driving conditions with snow and ice covered roads and low visibility. Travel is expected to be difficult. The combination of heavy snow and strong winds could also result in damage to trees and powerlines.

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.


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