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Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:19 AM PST on February 25, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 27, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am Sunday to 4 am PST
Monday...
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through late Sunday night...

* snow accumulations in watch area: 4 to 8 inches.

* Snow accumulations in advisory area: 2 to 4 inches.

* Elevation: generally above 1500 feet. Above 2500 feet for the
watch area.

* Timing: snow will begin early Sunday afternoon and increase in
intensity late Sunday afternoon. Snow is most likely to stick to
roadways late Sunday afternoon and evening. Snow should diminish
early Monday morning.

* Locations include: the advisory area includes Interstate 5 from
Sexton pass to Canyon Mountain pass... and Highway 42 at Camas
Mountain pass. The watch area includes the Tiller- trail Highway
and other elevations above 2500 feet.

* Impacts: any heavier snow showers, even during the afternoon
Sunday, could quickly create slushy conditions on roadways.
Snowfall will reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at
times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
blankets, food, water, and medications.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm.

* A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow accumulations that may create dangerous travel.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties.






Dense Fog Advisory

Statement as of 1:28 AM PST on February 25, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on February 25, 2017


... Dense fog advisory in effect until 8 am PST this morning...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 8 am PST this morning.

* Visibility... a quarter mile or less.

* Locations include... Roseburg... Sutherlin... Elkton... drain... Myrtle
Point... Interstate 5 at Rice Hill... Oregon Route 138 at Marvin
Hill.

* Impacts... low visibility on the Road, with potential for icy
roads in areas with localized lower temperatures.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* slow down and allow for plenty of room between you and other
vehicles.

* Fog makes objects appear farther away than they are

* use low beams. High beams reflect back thick fog, making
visibility worse for you and other drivers.

* Be prepared. Keep your headlights clean. That way, you're
ready for low-visibility conditions

* don't use cruise control. Most crashes occur because the
driver is going too fast for weather conditions.





Special Statement

Statement as of 2:48 PM PST on February 24, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 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 in northern
California Sunday 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 light snowfall late
Sunday.

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


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Watch
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Frost Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Lake Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maine - Areal Flood Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - Winter Storm Watch , Frost Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch
Utah - Areal Flood Warning
Vermont - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Small Craft Advisory

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