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Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 2:40PM PST until February 27 at 1:00AM PST by NWS Medford OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches. Southwest to west winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Eastern Douglas County Foothills, South Central Oregon Cascades and Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades. This includes Willamette Pass, Diamond Lake, Crater Lake, Union Creek, Lake of the Woods, Howard Prairie, and Mount Ashland. * WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 1 AM PST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS....The snow level will be at 5500 feet as snow begins Sunday evening, but steadily decrease to around 3500 feet before sunrise Monday, 2500 feet Monday afternoon, then as low as 1500 feet as snow tapers off late Monday night. The heaviest snowfall is expected during Monday morning. Snow will be favored on the Cascades, with 4 to 10 inches of snow expected in the Siskiyou Mountains (including Siskiyou Summit). * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

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Eastern Douglas County Foothills; South Central Oregon Cascades; Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 2:40PM PST until February 27 at 1:00AM PST by NWS Medford OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Southwest to west winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County. This includes Crescent, Gilchrist, and Chemult. * WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 1 AM PST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will be at 5500 feet as snow begins late Sunday evening, but will quickly fall to the valley floor late Sunday night. The heaviest snow is expected early Monday morning. * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

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Area
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued February 24 at 2:25PM PST until February 26 at 1:00AM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Sneaker waves possible. * WHERE...In Oregon, North Oregon Coast and Central Oregon Coast. In Washington, South Washington Coast. * WHEN...From late tonight through late Sunday night. * IMPACTS...Waves can run up significantly farther on a beach than normal, including over rocks and jetties. Sneaker waves can suddenly knock people off of their feet and quickly pull them into the frigid ocean which may lead to serious injury or drowning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when sneaker waves create potentially life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used when in or near the water. Always keep an eye on the waves, and be especially watchful of children.

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Area
North Oregon Coast; Central Oregon Coast; South Washington Coast

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued February 24 at 1:53PM PST until February 25 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Medford OR

* WHAT...A moderate risk of sneaker waves is expected. * WHERE...All beaches and shorelines of Curry, Coos, and Douglas Counties. * WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Sneaker waves can run up significantly farther on beaches than normal, including over rocks and jetties. These waves can suddenly knock people off of their feet and quickly pull them into the cold ocean waters, resulting in serious injury or death. Waves may also lift driftwood logs, trapping anyone caught underneath. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The incoming or rising tide that coincides with the greatest sneaker wave risk occurs Sunday morning. * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

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Area
South Central Oregon Coast; Curry County Coast

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued February 24 at 1:43PM PST until February 26 at 3:00PM PST by NWS Pendleton OR

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...In Oregon, Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and North Central Oregon. In Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington, Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington and Simcoe Highlands. * WHEN...From 3 PM Sunday to 3 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

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Area
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon; Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon; Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon; North Central Oregon; Lower Columbia Basin of Washington; Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington; Simcoe Highlands

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued February 24 at 2:11PM MST until February 26 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Boise ID

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of south central and southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon. * WHEN...From 8 AM MST /7 AM PST/ to 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ Monday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

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Area
Southwest Highlands; Western Magic Valley; Owyhee Mountains; Southern Twin Falls County; Harney County; Malheur County

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 12:04PM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Pendleton OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 24 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph along exposed ridges. * WHERE...East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades. * WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Strong winds could cause tree damage. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snow is anticipated between 10 PM Sunday and 10 AM Monday with lingering snow showers through Monday.

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Area
East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued February 24 at 12:04PM PST until February 27 at 4:00AM PST by NWS Pendleton OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches with up to 18 inches above 5000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph, especially along exposed ridges. * WHERE...In Oregon, Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. In Washington, Northwest Blue Mountains. * WHEN...From Sunday evening through late Monday night. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong winds could cause tree damage. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snow is anticipated between 10 PM Sunday and 10 AM Monday with lingering snow showers through Monday night.

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Area
Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon; Northwest Blue Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 10:42AM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 1000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Upper Hood River Valley. * WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute.

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Area
Upper Hood River Valley

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 10:42AM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 1000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, except 1 to 2 feet above 2000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph, mainly on exposed higher terrain. * WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills and Northern Oregon Cascades. * WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

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Area
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills; Northern Oregon Cascades

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 24 at 10:42AM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Snow expected above 1000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph, mainly on exposed higher terrain. * WHERE...Coast Range of Northwest Oregon. * WHEN...From 7 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

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Area
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 24 at 10:42AM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Snow expected above 1000 feet. Total snow accumulations of up to 5 inches. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph, mainly on exposed higher terrain. * WHERE...Central Coast Range of Western Oregon. * WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

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Area
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 24 at 10:42AM PST until February 26 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Portland OR

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 1000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, except 1 to 2 feet above 2000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph, mainly on exposed higher terrain. * WHERE...Cascade Foothills in Lane County and Cascades in Lane County. * WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 4 PM PST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

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Area
Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Cascades in Lane County
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