Western Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:57 PM PST Jan. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 am to 10 PM PST
Wednesday...

* what... heavy snow above 4500 feet expected. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
inches, with localized amounts up to 2 feet above 6000 feet, are
expected.

* Where... portions of western Siskiyou County above 4500 feet,
including Sawyers Bar Road at Etna Summit, and Highway 3 at
Scott Mountain Summit.

* When... 4 am to 10 PM Wednesday. The heaviest snowfall rates
will occur between 10 am and 4 PM Wednesday.

* Additional details... look for significant reductions in
visibility at times. Gusty winds will result in blowing snow and
limited visibilities at times on Wednesday.

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

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.