NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Wednesday

Issued By

Medford – OR, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Central Douglas County and Jackson County including Canyon Mountain Pass on Interstate 5, Jacksonville Hill on Highway 238 and hills surrounding the Rogue Valley

Description

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET.

WHAT: Wet snow expected above 2000 feet. Total snow accumulations 1 to 4 inches with 4 to 8 inches above 3000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph in exposed areas.

WHERE: Central Douglas County and Jackson County including Canyon Mountain Pass on Interstate 5, Jacksonville Hill on Highway 238 and hills surrounding the Rogue Valley.

WHEN: From 8 AM Wednesday to 8 AM PST Thursday.

IMPACTS:Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Snow levels will likely fluctuate between 2000 and 2500 feet from Wednesday into Thursday morning.

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.

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

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