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Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Central and Eastern Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. Visibilities may be reduced to near zero at times.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected along Highway 395 north of Valley Falls, Highway 31 between Paisley and Summer Lake, and the higher terrain of Lake County. Lighter snow amounts and blowing snow are expected elsewhere, including along Highway 140, other portions of Highway 31, and the cities of Adel, Silver Lake, and Fort Rock.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible due to snow covered roads, gusty winds, and very low visibility.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Central and Eastern Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. Visibilities may be reduced to near zero at times.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected along Highway 395 north of Valley Falls, Highway 31 between Paisley and Summer Lake, and the higher terrain of Lake County. Lighter snow amounts and blowing snow are expected elsewhere, including along Highway 140, other portions of Highway 31, and the cities of Adel, Silver Lake, and Fort Rock.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible due to snow covered roads, gusty winds, and very low visibility.

* 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.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Central Douglas County; Curry County Coast

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in south central Oregon, Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades and South Central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon, Central Douglas County, Curry County Coast, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, Eastern Douglas County Foothills, Jackson County, and South Central Oregon Coast.

* From late tonight through Monday evening.

* Rainfall amounts from this afternoon through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with higher totals of up to 7 to 8 inches in Curry County, and lower totals of up to one inch in central Jackson County.

* The Deer Creek at Roseburg and the Little Butte Creek at Eagle Point are two locations to watch in particular. Six hour rainfall rates at times Sunday and Monday indicate possible debris flow and reports of log jams in the Taylor Creek burn scar may contribute to forest road damage.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Strong southerly winds possible Sunday night into Monday... .Low pressure moving into the Central Oregon Coast may bring strong southerly winds to portions of the forecast area late Sunday night into Monday. ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 4 PM PST MONDAY... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 4 AM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds...South 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Timing...Early Monday morning through evening.

* Locations include...Portions of Interstate 5 between Weed and Grenada.

* Impacts...Driving may become extremely difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County; North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northern California, including the following areas, Central Siskiyou County, North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County, South Central Siskiyou County, and Western Siskiyou County.

* From late Sunday night through Tuesday morning

* Rainfall amounts from Sunday through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* Soils will become saturated with runoff contributing to rapid river rises on all major rivers and smaller creeks. Snowmelt may contribute to the runoff. Areal flooding is possible across urban areas and pastures.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Curry County Coast; Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Flood Watch for the following rivers in Oregon... Rogue River near Agness affecting Curry County... Deer Creek at Roseburg affecting Douglas County... ...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Oregon... Coquille River at Coquille affecting Coos County... South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point affecting Coos County... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through Sunday allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area. Snow levels will rise through the period allowing lower elevation snowmelt to contribute to runoff. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flood Watch for the Rogue River near Agness.

* from Tuesday morning to Thursday morning.

* At 1:30 PM Saturday the stage was 5.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is possible.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast...Flood Stage may be reached by Wednesday morning.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this event. Areas below steep slopes and in canyons are at risk from landslides. Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. Prepare to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Curry County Coast; South Central Oregon Coast

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Strong southerly winds possible Sunday night into Monday... .Low pressure moving into the Central Oregon Coast may bring strong southerly winds to portions of the forecast area late Sunday night into Monday. ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 AM PST MONDAY... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 4 AM Sunday to 10 AM PST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60 mph.

* Timing...Late Sunday night through Monday morning.

* Locations include...Portions of the southern Oregon coast south of Bandon including Gold Beach, Cape Blanco, Headlands and exposed areas along Highway 101.

* Impacts...Driving may become difficult to even hazardous along and near the coast on and near Highway 101, especially along elevated and exposed portions. Strong winds combined with heavy rainfall could result in downed trees and power outages.

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

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in south central Oregon, Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades and South Central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon, Central Douglas County, Curry County Coast, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, Eastern Douglas County Foothills, Jackson County, and South Central Oregon Coast.

* From late tonight through Monday evening.

* Rainfall amounts from this afternoon through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with higher totals of up to 7 to 8 inches in Curry County, and lower totals of up to one inch in central Jackson County.

* The Deer Creek at Roseburg and the Little Butte Creek at Eagle Point are two locations to watch in particular. Six hour rainfall rates at times Sunday and Monday indicate possible debris flow and reports of log jams in the Taylor Creek burn scar may contribute to forest road damage.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Jackson County; Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades; South Central Oregon Cascades

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in south central Oregon, Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades and South Central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon, Central Douglas County, Curry County Coast, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, Eastern Douglas County Foothills, Jackson County, and South Central Oregon Coast.

* From late tonight through Monday evening.

* Rainfall amounts from this afternoon through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with higher totals of up to 7 to 8 inches in Curry County, and lower totals of up to one inch in central Jackson County.

* The Deer Creek at Roseburg and the Little Butte Creek at Eagle Point are two locations to watch in particular. Six hour rainfall rates at times Sunday and Monday indicate possible debris flow and reports of log jams in the Taylor Creek burn scar may contribute to forest road damage.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Klamath Basin; Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches in the advisory area, and 8 to 14 inches in the warning area. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected along Highway 140 between Bly and Lakeview, Highway 97 north of Modoc Point, and the cities of Chiloquin, Chemult, and Crescent. Lesser snow amounts, and blowing snow are expected along other portions of Highway 140 and in the cities of Sprague River, Bly, Beatty, and Olene.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be significantly reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Klamath Basin; Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches in the advisory area, and 8 to 14 inches in the warning area. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected along Highway 140 between Bly and Lakeview, Highway 97 north of Modoc Point, and the cities of Chiloquin, Chemult, and Crescent. Lesser snow amounts, and blowing snow are expected along other portions of Highway 140 and in the cities of Sprague River, Bly, Beatty, and Olene.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be significantly reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* 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.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Modoc County; Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Sikiyou County and Modoc County, including Highway 139, Highway 299 at Cedar Pass, and the cities of Tionesta and Newell.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

* 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 http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with up to 15 inches above 5000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. Visibilities may be significantly reduced at times.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected in the Shasta Highlands, Lava Beds, and at Medicine Lake. Lesser snow amounts and blowing snow are expected elsewhere, including portions of Highway 97 and the city of Tennant.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be significantly reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with up to 15 inches above 5000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. Visibilities may be significantly reduced at times.

* WHERE...Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected in the Shasta Highlands, Lava Beds, and at Medicine Lake. Lesser snow amounts and blowing snow are expected elsewhere, including portions of Highway 97 and the city of Tennant.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be significantly reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades; South Central Oregon Cascades

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet in the Crater and Diamond Lake areas with local amounts of 4 feet in the highest elevations. 10 to 20 inches near Lake of the Woods and Mount Ashland Ski Area. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph in exposed areas which would create near-blizzard conditions at times. This warning does not affect Interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit where lighter snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected.

* WHERE...The southern Oregon Cascades, and portions of the Siskiyous. This includes Highways 58, 62, 138, 230, 140, and at Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. This also includes the Mt. Ashland Ski Road.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Strong winds and large quantities of snow could cause tree damage. Areas of strong winds with heavy snow will cause near blizzard-like white-out conditions.

* 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.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: South Central Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with local amounts up to 20 inches.

* WHERE...Elevations above roughly 4000 feet, including Snowman Summit, Dead Horse Summit, and other portions of Highway 89.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 10 PM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with the strongest winds peaking Sunday morning and again Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be significantly reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* 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.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: South Central Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northern California, including the following areas, Central Siskiyou County, North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County, South Central Siskiyou County, and Western Siskiyou County.

* From late Sunday night through Tuesday morning

* Rainfall amounts from Sunday through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* Soils will become saturated with runoff contributing to rapid river rises on all major rivers and smaller creeks. Snowmelt may contribute to the runoff. Areal flooding is possible across urban areas and pastures.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches with local amounts up to 30 inches. Winds could gust as high as 50 in exposed areas, with blowing snow significantly reducing visibility.

* WHERE...The mountains of western Siskiyou County above 3000 feet. This includes the higher elevations of Sawyers Bar Road and highway 3 south of Callahan.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

* 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.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday... .Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northern California, including the following areas, Central Siskiyou County, North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County, South Central Siskiyou County, and Western Siskiyou County.

* From late Sunday night through Tuesday morning

* Rainfall amounts from Sunday through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* Soils will become saturated with runoff contributing to rapid river rises on all major rivers and smaller creeks. Snowmelt may contribute to the runoff. Areal flooding is possible across urban areas and pastures.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.


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