Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning; City Urges Caution with Supplemental Heat Sources
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 7 a.m. Friday through 4 a.m. Saturday for all of Josephine and Jackson counties. The cold and anticipated snowfall has prompted city officials to urge citizens to be extremely cautious with supplemental heat sources.
The Weather Service says light snow could start as early as 4 a.m. with most accumulations expected between 9 and 11 a.m. Friday.
Snow accumulations of three to six inches is possible with elevations below 1,000 feet seeing lesser amounts. Eight to ten inches of snow is possible above 3,000 feet.
Should these conditions occur travel will be dangerous. If you must travel, officials are recommending keeping a flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of emergency.