South Central Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:06 PM PDT Mar. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Thursday night through
Friday evening...

* what... heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are possible.

* Where... south central and southeast Siskiyou County including
the Mt. Shasta area. This includes portions of Interstate 5 near
Mt. Shasta city, much of Highway 89, and Highway 97 northeast
of Weed.

* When... from late Thursday night through Friday evening.

* Additional details... roadways are likely to be snow-covered and
slippery at night and may become slushy or wet during daylight
hours. Snow will likely accumulate continuously on grass, trees,
and areas already snow-covered. In addition, southwest winds of
15 to 25 mph may create areas of blowing snow, especially over
peaks and exposed areas.

* View the hazard area in detail at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* 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.

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