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The Lithia water fountain was covered with 3 to four 4 of snow Saturday morning. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
March 3, 2024

Another winter storm warning issued at higher elevations for Monday into Tuesday

By Bert Etling, Ashland.news

Days of snow will give way to rain in Ashland Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service forecast. As of Sunday afternoon, snow was expected to continue periodically through Monday morning, with a 100% chance of showers by Monday night.

A winter weather advisory issued Sunday afternoon calls for additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches above 1,500 feet elevation through 10 a.m. Monday. Most of Ashland sits at about 2,000 feet.

There was snow down into the lowest parts of Ashland Saturday, including the downtown Plaza. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini

A winter storm warning kicks in at 10 a.m. Monday, but only for areas above 3,000 feet. Siskiyou Summit on Interstate 2 is at 4,310-foot elevation. In that area, snow accumulations of 4 to 18 inches can be expected by the time the warning expires at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Check Tripcheck.com for updated road conditions.

Ashland’s severe weather overnight shelter will be open every night through Thursday, March 7, the city has announced. For more information on the shelter, go to the Ashland.news calendar page at ashland.news/events/.

Email Ashland.news Executive Editor Bert Etling at betling@ashland.news or call or text him at 541-631-1313.

A Japanese Garden docent shovels snow at the garden Saturday morning. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
Skout Taphouse employees cleared snow from on Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway running along Ashland Creek, but it still coated the top of the lights. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A woman stops to take a photo in snowy Lithia Park Saturday morning. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A man walks in the morning snow in Lithia Park Saturday. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
Ashland woke up Saturday to 4 inches of snow on the ground in some parts of town, but that, and continuing snowstorms, didn’t keep everyone home. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
Snow-dusted trees are reflected in the water of the Upper Duck Pond in Lithia Park Saturday morning. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A father gets ready to catch a child as she sleds down a hill near the bandshell in Lithia Park on Saturday. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
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Bert Etling is the executive editor of Ashland.news. Email him at betling@ashland.news.

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