Medford, Ore. – The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for the Klamath Basin, advising that cold temperatures are expected Wednesday through Friday. A cool airmass will enter the region early this week, causing temperatures to dip 10 to 20 degrees below normal. This means temperatures could drop below freezing , and even below zero here on the Eastern half of the state. While it will remain mostly dry during this time period, a weak frontal system Wednesday night into Thursday could bring snow flurries or light snow to some areas from the Cascades inward. Winds could also pick up. the incoming cold temperatures aren’t expected to break any records, but cold weather such as this requires extra clothing and other precautions. Pets, livestock, and tender vegetation may be adversely affected by this cold weather.