Snowstorm dumps foot-plus on much of High Desert

The first big winter storm of the season dropped a foot or more of snow over much of the High High Desert on Tuesday, causing so many crashes and slide-offs authorities were prompted to advise against travel if at all possible.



Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 10:28 PM PST on November 24, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM PST on November 25, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am PST Wednesday...
  • locations...Brothers...Paulina...Prairie city...Seneca... Madras...Prineville...Redmond...La Pine...Sunriver.
  • Snow accumulations of 6 to 13 inches.
  • Timing...snow will continue through tonight then taper off Wednesday morning. The snow will be heavy at times.
  • Impacts...roads will be snow covered and slippery.
  • Winds...north winds of 10 to 20 mph.
  • Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/wrh/whv/?Wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous.

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