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WWUS86 KMFR 172316  
SPSMFR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
316 PM PST SUN DEC 17 2017  
 
ORZ027-028-181500-  
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-  
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CRATER LAKE, CRESCENT LAKE, DIAMOND LAKE,  
UNION CREEK, HOWARD PRAIRIE, AND SISKIYOU SUMMIT  
316 PM PST SUN DEC 17 2017  
 
A SNOWSTORM WILL LIKELY BE BRINGING ADVISORY LEVEL SNOWS TO MOST  
OF THE CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS. THIS INCLUDES PORTIONS OF  
INTERSTATE 5 AT SISKIYOU SUMMIT, CRATER LAKE, MT. ASHLAND, AND  
DIAMOND LAKE. SNOW AMOUNTS AT SISKIYOU SUMMIT ARE EXPECTED TO BE  
BETWEEN 3 TO 6 INCHES. IN THE CASCADES, AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES  
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF UP TO 15 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS  
COULD CREATE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR THOSE TRAVELING IN THOSE  
AREAS.  
 

 
 
ORZ023-024-181500-  
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DRAIN, ELKTON, ROSEBURG, SUTHERLIN,  
GREEN, MYRTLE CREEK, CANYONVILLE, GLENDALE, GRANTS PASS,  
AND CAVE JUNCTION  
316 PM PST SUN DEC 17 2017  
 
A SNOWSTORM MAY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1000  
FEET ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL INCLUDE THE PASSES  
ALONG INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN GRANTS PASS AND ROSEBURG WHERE 2 TO 4  
INCHES IS POSSIBLE. ADDITIONALLY, THE ILLINOIS VALLEY AND HIGHWAY  
199 COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW. THIS COULD CREATE TRAVEL  
DIFFICULTIES FOR THOSE TRAVELING IN THOSE AREAS.  
 

 
 
ORZ030-031-181500-  
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-  
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BEATTY, BLY, CHEMULT, CRESCENT,  
GILCHRIST, SPRAGUE RIVER, ADEL, LAKEVIEW, AND VALLEY FALLS  
316 PM PST SUN DEC 17 2017  
 
A SNOWSTORM MAY BRING ADVISORY LEVEL AMOUNTS TO AREAS EAST OF THE  
CASCADES ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS MAY AFFECT HOLIDAY TRAVEL  
ALONG THE PASSES.  
 

 
 
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