...Low elevation snow will continue overnight...
.A cold front will continue snow through around 2 AM early
Saturday morning with snow levels at 1000 to 2000 feet, locally as
low as 500 feet. The heaviest snow is expected to fall in the
mountains of Curry, Josephine, and western Siskiyou counties.
Total snow this evening and overnight could be 1 to 3 inches
at lower elevation areas of the west side, the Shasta Valley and
the East Side. These areas may also see any wet, slushy, untreated
roads refreeze as temperatures fall to near or below freezing
early Saturday morning. After a brief break in precipitation
early Saturday morning, another storm will arrive at the coast
around 6 AM Saturday morning with periods of heavy snow on
Saturday above 1500 feet from the Curry and western Josephine
County Coast Ranges into the western Siskiyou County Mountains.
Low elevation snow may impact Highway 199 again near Hayes Hill
and perhaps Cave Junction before snow levels rise again Saturday
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to
20 inches in the warning area. Total snow accumulations of 5
to 10 inches in the advisory area.
* WHERE...Warning for elevations above 5500 feet, including
Crater lake and Diamond Lake, Highway 62, Highway 138 near
Toketee Falls, and Mt. Ashland ski area. Advisory for
elevations above 4000 feet, including Highway 140 at Lake of
the Woods, Highway 66 near Greensprings, I-5 at Siskiyou
Summit, Highway 58 near Willamette Pass, and Highway 138 near
* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 1 AM PDT Saturday.
For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 1 AM PDT Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. Significant
reductions in visibility are possible. Strong southwest winds
of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph will create near blizzard
conditions at times over peaks, including the Mt. Ashland ski
* View the hazard area in detail at
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