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Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:31 AM PST on December 05, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 06, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow in effect above 2000 feet
from 10 PM this evening to 10 am PST Tuesday...
... Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect above 1500 feet
from 10 PM this evening to 10 am PST Tuesday...

* snow accumulations... 3 to 9 inches above 2000 feet... with a
trace to 3 inches between 1500 and 2000 feet. Higher peaks may
see up to 1 foot.

* Timing... snow showers will develop over the mountains this
evening and continue through Tuesday morning. Snow levels will
lower to the valley floors late tonight with snow falling at
lower locations. Snow intensity is likely to peak and snow
levels will be the lowest around mid morning Tuesday.

* Locations included in the warning... Butte Falls... the higher
elevations including Highway 62 from Prospect North... Highway
140 near the County line... and Highway 227 from trail to the
Umpqua Divide.

* Locations in the advisory... Ashland... Talent... Jacksonville and
most other locations in Jackson County above 1500 feet including
Interstate 5 at Blackwell Hill and Highway 238 at Jacksonville
Hill. The city of Medford is only expected to see isolated minor
accumulations.

* Other locations... while snow may fall in lower locations such as
Gold Hill and Rogue River... little to no accumulation is
expected due to warm ground surfaces. Only isolated
accumulations and impacts are expected in these locations.

* Impacts... snow will cause travel difficulties on local
roads... including portions of Interstate 5. Higher rural and
unplowed roads may become impassable due to heavy snow.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* travel is discouraged, especially in warning areas, 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 Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties.

* 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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