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California, Western Siskiyou County

Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:00 AM PST on February 24, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 25, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 PM this
afternoon to 10 am PST Saturday...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this
afternoon to 10 am PST Saturday...

* snow accumulations... 4 to 6 inches in the warning area above
2500 feet. 1 to 3 inches in the advisory area above 1500 feet.

* Elevation... above 1500 feet.

* Timing... snow will begin late this morning and continue through
Saturday morning. Snowfall rates will become moderate to heavy
tonight through Saturday morning.

* Locations in the advisory include... Highway 96 from Happy Camp
to Somes Bar.

* Locations in the warning area include... higher portions of
Highway 96 west and south of Seiad Valley. Elevations above 1500
feet near Happy Camp and Somes Bar. Higher portions of Sawyers
Bar Road.

* Impacts... those traveling, working, or recreating in this area
will see difficult travel conditions due to snowfall that will
create slippery, snow covered roads, and reduce visibilities
to less than a half mile or less, at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* 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
imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take
protective action now.






Special Statement

Statement as of 3:00 AM PST on February 24, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Potential for moderate to heavy snow for areas west of the
Cascades into the mountains and northern California Sunday
afternoon and night...

A strong storm is expected to produce moderate to heavy snow for
portions of the west side, the mountains and northern California
Sunday afternoon through Sunday night. Confidence has increased
that snow will occur, but uncertainty remains as to how much snow
will fall and how low snow levels will be.

The most likely locations for travel impacts will be Interstate 5
at Siskiyou Summit and the Lower Mountain passes between Grants
Pass and Canyonville, Highway 199 in the Illinois Valley, The
Mount Shasta area, Highway 89 east of Mount Shasta city and the
Cascades passes in Oregon.

The Rogue Valley may also be impacted by snowfall late Sunday.

Those planning to travel through southwest Oregon and northern
California Sunday through Sunday night should monitor forecasts
and plan accordingly.


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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Areal Flood Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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