Western Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:51 AM PST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* what... moderate to heavy snow occurring. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 2 feet in the warning area and 6 to 12
inches in the advisory area. Total snow accumulations of up to
26 inches expected. Daytime warming and melting will limit
Road impacts during the daytime on Friday in lower elevations.
Winds gusting as high as 40 mph in exposed areas.

* Where... areas in the warning: high terrain areas generally
above 3000 feet in western Siskiyou County to include Etna
Summit on Sawyers Bar Road. Areas in the advisory: areas
generally between 1500 and 3000 feet in western Siskiyou
County to include Scott Valley, Forest Mountain Summit on
Highway 3.

* When... until 10 am PST Saturday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult to
impossible in the warning area. The hazardous conditions could
impact the morning or evening commute.

* 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.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties.