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Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning

9:29 PM · Nov 5, 2022

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Eastern Douglas County Foothills from Sunday morning to Monday morning for areas above 2500 feet. They also issued a Winter Storm Warning for the far eastern portion of the county. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination. Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. Check https://www.tripcheck.com before any travel to see the latest road conditions. * WHAT...Snow expected above 2500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches. Southwest winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Eastern Douglas County Foothills. This includes the higher terrain near Highway 138. * WHEN...From 10 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates will be most intense during late Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr *** For the Winter Storm Warning, severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now. 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. * WHAT...For the Winter Storm Warning, heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches. For the Winter Weather Advisory, snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches inches. Westerly winds in the Cascades will gust as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...The Winter Storm Warning includes portions of the South Central Oregon Cascades, such as Crater Lake and Diamond Lake, Portions of Highway 62, Highway 138, and Highway 230. The Winter Weather Advisory includes the rest of the Southern Oregon Cascades and a portion of the Siskiyous to include Interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit, Highway 140 in and around Lake of the Woods, Highway 66, and Highway 58 including Willamette Pass and Crescent Lake. * WHEN...From 10 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to dangerous with breezy winds, snow covered roads, and lowering visibilities. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates will be most intense from late Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening and could approach an inch an hour at times. * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

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