Jackson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:44 PM PST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 am PST

* what... periods of light to moderate snow showers. Additional
snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches in warning area, and 1 to 2
additional inches in advisory area, are expected.

* Where... the warning area includes mountain passes on
Interstate 5 from Grants Pass to Roseburg, Camas Mountain on
Highway 42, and Hayes Hill on Highway 199. The advisory is for
valleys west of the Cascades including the Umpqua, Illinois,
Applegate, and rogue. 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 Monday. Snow showers will diminish
early in the morning, but some roads will be icy through the
morning hours.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

* 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.