Winter Weather Advisory Active Through Thursday Night

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM THURSDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET

  • WHAT…Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected above 2000 feet. Higher amounts possible at elevations above 4000 feet, especially in the Coast Range.
  • WHERE…Douglas County, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, and Jackson County. – In Douglas County: Along the higher terrain of the Umpqua Divide and in Eastern Douglas County. This includes a portion of highway 227 south of Tiller, portions of highway 138 from Steamboat east to Diamond lake. No towns or passes along I-5 are included in the advisory at this time. – In Curry & Josephine County: The Kalmiopsis Wilderness and mountains in eastern Josephine County. No towns or passes are included in the advisory at this time. – Jackson County: Mainly the north and central portions of the county. This includes highway 227 north of Shady Cove, highway 62 & 230 from Prospect to Union Creek, and the highest points along highway 140.
  • WHEN…From 10 PM Wednesday to 10 PM Thursday.
  • IMPACTS…Travel could be difficult due to reduced visibility from blowing snow and slick roads. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The period of heaviest snowfall will be late Thursday morning into the early afternoon, roughly 10 AM through 4 PM. There is a 10% chance snowfall rates reach one inch per hour.

Source: NWS

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