URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
Klamath Basin - Including the cities of Altamont and Klamath Falls
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY...
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY...
- WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow above 3500 feet expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches in the warning areas with 3 to 8 inches in the advisory areas.
- WHERE...Locations in the warning include Highway 97 and Highway 62 north of Chiloquin. Locations in the advisory include highway 97 from south of Dorris, California to north of Chiloquin, Oregon. Highway 140, highway 39 north or Merrill, and highway 62 from Chiloquin southward. This includes Klamath Falls, Chiloquin, Olene, and Dorris.
- WHEN...11 PM this evening to 4 PM Sunday. The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between 5 AM and 11 AM Sunday.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Look for significant reductions in visibility at times.
- 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
Hazardous winter weather conditions that pose a threat to life and/or property are occurring, imminent, or highly likely.
Winter Weather Advisory
Hazardous winter weather conditions are occurring, imminent, or likely. Conditions will cause a significant inconvenience and if caution is not exercised, may result in a potential threat to life and/or property.
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