Heavy Snow Coming to I-5 In Southern Oregon, Central Cascade Passes

Nov 30, 2018

Weekend travelers heading south on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon and into California should be prepared to encounter heavy snow fall.

Snow levels will be dropping to 3,500 feet Friday evening and 2,500 feet by midnight across southwest Oregon, according to a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service in Medford.

Officials say snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are possible on Siskiyou Summit near the southern border with California on Interstate 5 and Oregon Highways 140 and 66.

Visitors to Crater Lake’s Rim Village should be prepared to encounter periods of heavy snowfall and should check conditions before venturing to the park.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.