SEVERE: Winter Weather Advisory – Winter Storm Warning

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON ABOVE 1500 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow above 1500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches by late this afternoon.

* WHERE…Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills and Cascade Foothills in Lane County.

* WHEN…Until 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. Plan on icy road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Cascades in Lane County; Northern Oregon Cascades

NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington)

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 14 inches by late this afternoon. Highest amounts at and above pass level.

* WHERE…In Washington, South Washington Cascades. In Oregon, Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in Lane County.

* WHEN…Until 4 PM PST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. Plan on icy road conditions, including major highway passes.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Douglas County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING ABOVE 1500 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow generally above 1500 feet is occurring. Between 1500 and 2000 feet light snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are occurring. Between 2000 and 3000 feet, total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches are expected. For higher mountains above 3000 feet, higher amounts up to 10 inches area expected.

* WHERE…Locations in central Douglas County above 1500 feet including, Azalea, Glendale, portions of Interstate 5 south to of Canyonville to Sexton Summit, Highway 42 at Camas Mountain and higher portions of the Trail Tiller Highway 227.

* WHEN…Through 10 PM PST Wednesday. Snow levels will be around 2000 feet but will lower to 1500 feet at times. Best chance for snow at lower elevations of 1500 to 2000 feet will be early Wednesday morning and again Wedensday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult with snow- covered roads. The hazardous conditions could impact morning or evening travel.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

* Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination. * Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Eastern Douglas County Foothills; South Central Oregon Cascades

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 6 to 12. Between 1500 to 2000 feet, expect lower accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph over higher exposed terrain.

* WHERE…Heavy snow expected across the eastern Douglas County Foothills and South Central Oregon Cascades. This includes Highway 58, Highway 62, Highway 138, Highway 230, and the cities of Union Creek, Toketee Falls, Crescent Lake, as well as Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. Moderate snow amounts are expected near Steamboat.

* WHEN…Through 10 PM PST Wednesday. The heaviest snow will fall through 4 PM Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult with snow- covered roads. The hazardous conditions could impact morning or evening travel.

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