Weather Alerts for Tests

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
TESTS

Areas Affected:
East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades
Effective: Sat, 2/23 4:00pm Updated: Fri, 2/22 5:41pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 2/27 4:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LONG DURATION WINTER STORM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
.A prolonged snow event is expected to impact much of the region
beginning Saturday night through early Wednesday morning. An
upper level low will set up off the Washington coast. Abundant
moisture streaming over a quasi-stationary surface boundary will
support significant storm total accumulations. Accumulations may
be tempered by marginal afternoon surface temperatures and light
continuous snow, particularly for the Columbia Basin, Blue
Mountain Foothills and the Yakima and Kittitas Valleys.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 4 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18
inches expected.
* WHERE...East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades.
* WHEN...From 4 PM Saturday to 4 AM PST Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning
or evening commute.

Information:
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
TESTS

Areas Affected:
Klamath Basin - Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County
Effective: Sat, 2/23 4:00pm Updated: Fri, 2/22 5:41pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon, 2/25 10:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
.A storm with a significant amount of moisture could bring
moderate to heavy mountain snow to the Cascades, mountains in
Western Siskiyou County, and portions of the East Side Saturday
night into at least Monday morning.
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 12 to
18 inches with local amounts up to 24 inches. Lesser amounts
are expected in southern Klamth county. Winds could gust as
high as 45 mph in exposed areas.
* WHERE...Highway 97 and 31, including the cities of Chemult and
Crescent.
* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Monday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
impossible. Visibilities could be reduced by blowing snow in
more exposed areas where winds are gusty.
* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Information:
* Stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
blankets, food, water, and medications.
* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.
* Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm.
* A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow accumulations that may create dangerous travel.