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Winter Storm Warning for Jackson, Josephine, and Curry County

The recent snow melt followed by freezing temperatures is causing ice concerns for places like the Siskiyou Summit and Sexton Mountain Passes.

Posted: Thu Mar 22 17:48:42 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Mar 22 17:48:42 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Winter Storm Warning for Jackson, Josephine, and Curry County

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"if you're planning on traveling up over the siskiyou pass this weekend, you're going to want to take some extra time getting to your destination. just on my drive up from medford to ashland this afternoon i drove past a winter weather warning sign, rain, freezing rain, and now we have some flurries coming down. our team of meteorologists say this storm is only getting stronger as we head into the weekend." the oregon department of transportation is watching the roads closely. odot crews are prepared to treat them with sand. de-icers are already heading north of ashland on i-5. gary says, "we've had this somewhat false spring so far we really haven't had much of a normal winter but we are in those months where we are going to have freezing weather snow and rain so driver just need to be cognitive of that." sionan says, "coming up on newswatch12 at 6 i'll show why you may want to plan ahead for some extra travel time this weekend if you're traveling on a pass. in ashland, sionan barrett, newswatch12." [a21]first weather-wx line turning now
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