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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 4:45 AM PST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 23, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 4 am PST
Thursday above 1500 feet...

* snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches in portions of the Illinois
Valley and above 1500 feet in portions of the Rogue Valley. 3 to
6 inches over the passes on Interstate 5 between Grants Pass and Roseburg.
Local amounts up to 8 inches in rural areas above 3000 feet.

* Snow levels... near 2000 feet this morning, falling to 1500 feet
by this evening, and then to 750 feet overnight.

* Timing... snow showers will move across the area this morning.
Another round of showers is expected this afternoon and evening
with lower snow levels. Showers will taper off to flurries
tonight as snow levels fall further.

* Locations include... Interstate 5 at Sexton Summit, Smith Hill
pass, Stage Road Pass, and Canyon Creek Pass, Highway 227
between Tiller and trail, and Highway 62 above Lost Creek
Reservoir. Glendale, Cave Junction, Obrien, Ruch, and Ashland
will also be affected.

* Impacts... area roads above 2000 foot elevations, including
Interstate 5, will become snow and slush covered during moderate
to heavy snow showers. Travel will become difficult due to
slippery roadways and limited visibility, at times. Colder
conditions this evening will lead to greater potential of
accumulations on roadways down to about 1500 feet, as well as
the potential for black ice formation.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.

* Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and
limited visibilities.

* See weather.Gov/Medford/cams for latest Road conditions.

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





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