Central Douglas County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:58 AM PST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 am PST this
morning...
... Winter Storm Warning is cancelled...

* what... light to moderate snow showers are occurring. Additional
snow accumulations of up to two inches in the advisory area are
expected. Wet roads could become icy this morning.

* Where... the advisory area includes most of Jackson, Josephine
and Douglas counties. The mountain passes on Interstate 5 from
Grants Pass to Roseburg, Camas Mountain on Highway 42, and Hayes
Hill on Highway 199 will have the potential for the most snow.
West side valleys including the Umpqua, Illinois, Applegate, and
rogue will also see additional showers. Cities affected by the
advisory include, but are not limited to, Medford, Ashland, Cave
Junction, Grants Pass, Shady Cove, and Roseburg.

* When... until 10 am PST this morning.

* Additional details... although snow showers will continue to
diminish this morning, some roads will be icy for the morning
commute.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.

* Keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water,
medications, and a fully charged phone with you when traveling.

* See https://www.Tripcheck.Com for latest Road conditions.

* A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow or icy
roads will cause travel difficulties.