Winter Weather Advisory
A cold front moving through Monday will bring the potential for low elevation snow starting Monday night through Tuesday morning. Snow levels will lower from about 3000 feet to the valley floors through Monday evening. Light accumulations of an inch or so are possible in valleys west of the Cascades, with heavier amounts over higher terrain. Limited precipitation is expected east of the Cascades.
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
404 AM PST Mon Feb 13 2023
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Including the cities of Roseburg, Winchester, Sutherlin, Umpqua,
Green, Grants Pass, Merlin, Wilderville, Medford, and Ashland
404 AM PST Mon Feb 13 2023
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET…
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 500 FEET…
* WHAT…For the Winter Storm Warning above 1500 feet, heavy
snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches with
7 to 10 inches expected above 2500 ft. For the Winter Weather
Advisory above 500 feet, snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.
* WHERE…All areas above 500 ft will experience winter weather
impacts to some degree. This includes Interstate 5 from
Ashland to Cottage Grove and Highways 199, 238, 227, 138 62,
140, 42 and 38. This includes the passes north of Grants Pass,
Camas Valley, Jacksonville Hill, and Hayes Hill Summit. This
includes the communities of O`Brien, Glendale, Roseburg,
Elkton, Azalea, Tiller, Ruch, Jacksonville, Medford, White
City, Gold Hill, Ashland, Butte Falls, Trail and Prospect.
* WHEN…From 7 PM Monday to 1 PM PST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow levels will lower to around 2000-2500
ft late this morning and this afternoon with the first round of
precipitation. Snow levels will then lower to valley floors this
evening and tonight, bottoming out around 500 ft. Additional
precipitation is expected overnight, with the greatest amount of
valley floor snow expected late tonight through early Tuesday
* View the hazard area in detail at
* 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.