NWS issues winter weather advisory

Medford, Ore. – Medford’s National Weather Service office is advising southern Oregonians and northern Californians to be ready for another round of snow and rain.

The NWS said starting Monday night, areas west of the Cascades with an elevation above 2,000 feet could see snowfall. Some mountain passes like Sexton, Smith Hill, Stage Road and Canyon Creek could see snow accumulation.

A winter storm warning is in effect from 10:00 p.m. Monday night until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning for parts of Klamath County and Lake County. NWS said snow accumulations of up to 6 inches are expected, along with gusty winds.

You can check the latest forecast at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Officials urge travelers to monitor the latest forecast and plane ahead before heading out. To check the latest road conditions visit http://www.tripcheck.com

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Matt Jordan is the Chief Meteorologist for KOBI-TV NBC5. Matt joined the NBC5 weather team in 2014 after a year as a reporter and anchor in Alexandria, Louisiana. His experience with the severe weather of the Deep South and a love of the Pacific Northwest led him to pursue a certification with Mississippi State University as a Broadcast Meteorologist. You can find Matt working in the evenings of NBC5 News at 5, 6 and 11 as well as online. Matt also has a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. In addition to being passionate about news and weather, Matt is a BIG Oregon Ducks fan. When not rooting for the Ducks or tracking down the next storm over the Pacific, Matt can be found outdoors in the Oregon wilderness with his wife, his daughter and their dogs Stanley and Gordi.
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