WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY
Snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches are expected. Small hail and heavier snow are possible with thunderstorms this afternoon in Klamath and lake counties. Winds of 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected this afternoon and evening.
The warning area includes Highway 97 between Chemult and Modoc Point, Highway 140 between Dairy and Lakeview, Highway 299 at Cedar Pass, and the cities of Chemult, Chiloquin, Beatty, Bly, Day, and Adin. The Advisory area includes all other areas,including the cities of Lakeview, Klamath Falls, Alturas and all area highways in Klamath, Modoc, and western Lake counties.
Until 4 AM PST Friday.
Plan on slippery road conditions,including during the evening commute. In addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
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.
Klamath Basin; Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County
Issued: Thu Mar 1, 2018 4:38 PM PST
Effective: Thu Mar 1, 2018 4:38 PM PST
Expires:Fri Mar 2, 2018 4:00 AM PST
|This Afternoon||Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a south wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.|
|Tonight||Snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
|Friday||A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
|Friday Night||A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
|Saturday||A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
|Saturday Night||A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Information provided by the National Weather Service, Medford, Ore.