Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:57 PM PST Jan. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 am to 10 PM PST
Wednesday above 5000 feet...

* what... heavy snow above 5000 feet expected. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible, including during the morning commute
on Wednesday. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to 18
inches, are expected.

* Where... the Cascades and Siskiyous including Crater Lake,
Diamond Lake, Lake of The Woods, Mt. Ashland, and all associated
roads and passes.

* When... 4 am Wednesday to 10 PM Wednesday. The heaviest
snowfall rates will occur between 4 am and 10 am Wednesday.

* Additional details... look for significant reductions in
visibility at times. Gusty winds will result in blowing snow and
limited visibilities at times on Wednesday.

* View the hazard area in detail at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* 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.

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