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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades County, Oregon
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued May 10 at 2:52AM PDT until May 10 at 11:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT LATE SEASON SNOW EXPECTED THIS MORNING...
    .A VIGOROUS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH MOISTURE FROM THE
    PACIFIC OCEAN INTO THE CASCADE MOUNTAIN RANGE THIS MORNING. VERY
    COLD AIR WILL MIX DOWN FROM ALOFT RESULTING IN A PERIOD OF
    MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW ABOVE 4500 FEET. THESE WILL BE
    SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR.
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
    MORNING ABOVE 4500 FEET...
    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 4500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
    11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH THE
    HIGHEST AMOUNTS ON THE PEAKS IN THE VICINITY OF CRATER LAKE AND
    UP TO AN INCH AROUND LAKE OF THE WOODS.
    * ELEVATION: ABOVE 4500 FEET.
    * TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 30 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SNOW...ESPECIALLY
    AROUND AND NEAR CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAYS
    62...230...138...140 AND US HIGHWAY 97. THOSE ENGAGED IN
    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THIS AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTRY
    WEATHER AND LOW VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5