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I-84, 3 miles West of Baker City MP 302 - 216

 

 

Closure
The highway is closed to westbound traffic due to weather conditions and multiple crashes. Use alternate routes.

Updated: 01/17/2017 4:54 pm

I-84, Hood River MP 64 - 17

 

 

Closure
The highway is closed in both directions between Hood River and Troutdale. Use alternate routes.

Issued: 01/17/2017 2:02 pm

I-84, Troutdale MP 17 - 64

 

 

Closure
The highway is closed in both directions between Troutdale and Hood River. Use alternate routes.

Updated: 01/17/2017 2:08 pm

ORE255, 5 miles North of Intersection with Oregon Coast Highway US101 MP 358

 

 

Closure
Due to a culvert failure, the roadway is closed. Use alternate route.

Updated: 01/17/2017 10:13 am

Siskiyous & South Cascades

 

 

Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 03:09:00 PM Heavy snow near Mount Shasta and along the higher terrain of Siskiyou county ... . A strong storm is expected to bring heavy snow to portions of Siskiyou county late tonight through Wednesday night with moderate snow in the Cascades Wednesday and Wednesday night. Snow levels will be high initially ... But heavier precipitation rates will bring snow levels down with accumulating snow expected late tonight through Wednesday night. The heaviest snow is expected above 4500 feet ... But strong southerly upslope flow in the Mount Shasta region will produce much lower snow levels there ... Including near Mount Shasta city ... McCloud ... And Dunsmuir. Heavy snow will significantly impact travel along interstate 5 and highway 89. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 AM to 10 PM PST Wednesday ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Snow accumulations ... 12 to 18 inches on Mount Ashland and 6 to 12 inches in the Cascades. * Winds South to southwest 20 to 30 MPH causing some blowing and drifting snow. * Elevation Above 4500 feet. * Timing Snow levels lower Wednesday morning with periods of snow Wednesday afternoon through much of Wednesday night. * Locations in the warning include The road to Mount Ashland. * Locations in the advisory include Highway 62 as well as the Siskiyou mountains west of Siskiyou Summit. * Impacts Snow will reduce visibility and make travel difficult on area roadways. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * If you must travel Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

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South Central Cascades

 

 

Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 03:09:00 PM Heavy snow near Mount Shasta and along the higher terrain of Siskiyou county ... . A strong storm is expected to bring heavy snow to portions of Siskiyou county late tonight through Wednesday night with moderate snow in the Cascades Wednesday and Wednesday night. Snow levels will be high initially ... But heavier precipitation rates will bring snow levels down with accumulating snow expected late tonight through Wednesday night. The heaviest snow is expected above 4500 feet ... But strong southerly upslope flow in the Mount Shasta region will produce much lower snow levels there ... Including near Mount Shasta city ... McCloud ... And Dunsmuir. Heavy snow will significantly impact travel along interstate 5 and highway 89. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Snow accumulations ... 6 to 12 inches. * Winds South to southwest 20 to 30 MPH causing some blowing and drifting snow. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow levels lower Wednesday morning with periods of snow Wednesday afternoon through much of Wednesday night. * Locations include Crater Lake ... And highways 138 ... And 230. * Impacts Snow will reduce visibility and make travel difficult on area roadways. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See weather Gov/Medford/cams for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties.

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Siskiyous & South Cascades

 

 

Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 03:09:00 PM Heavy snow near Mount Shasta and along the higher terrain of Siskiyou county ... . A strong storm is expected to bring heavy snow to portions of Siskiyou county late tonight through Wednesday night with moderate snow in the Cascades Wednesday and Wednesday night. Snow levels will be high initially ... But heavier precipitation rates will bring snow levels down with accumulating snow expected late tonight through Wednesday night. The heaviest snow is expected above 4500 feet ... But strong southerly upslope flow in the Mount Shasta region will produce much lower snow levels there ... Including near Mount Shasta city ... McCloud ... And Dunsmuir. Heavy snow will significantly impact travel along interstate 5 and highway 89. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 AM to 10 PM PST Wednesday ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Snow accumulations ... 12 to 18 inches on Mount Ashland and 6 to 12 inches in the Cascades. * Winds South to southwest 20 to 30 MPH causing some blowing and drifting snow. * Elevation Above 4500 feet. * Timing Snow levels lower Wednesday morning with periods of snow Wednesday afternoon through much of Wednesday night. * Locations in the warning include The road to Mount Ashland. * Locations in the advisory include Highway 62 as well as the Siskiyou mountains west of Siskiyou Summit. * Impacts Snow will reduce visibility and make travel difficult on area roadways. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * If you must travel Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

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Curry Co. Coast, East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:38:00 PM Heavy rain expected tonight through late Wednesday night ... . A strong frontal system will move into the area tonight bringing periods of moderate to heavy rainfall through Wednesday night. Overall, rain amounts will be 3 to 6 inches with as much as 8 inches in the coast ranges. In some areas inland from the coast, snowmelt will combine to add inflows into area streams, creeks and rivers. Rainfall rates could be high enough to cause urban and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows. ... Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 PM PST this evening through late Wednesday night ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northern California and southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... In northern California ... Western Siskiyou county. In southwest Oregon ... Curry county coast and eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * From 10 pm PST this evening through late Wednesday night * Moderate to heavy rainfall will move into the area tonight and persist through Wednesday night Expect total rainfall of 3 to 6 inches with locally up to 8 inches in the coast ranges. Inland from the coast, snowmelt may also lead to higher inflows into area waterways. * Flood waters may flow across roads Inundate low spots ... And flow into buildings. Landslides and debris flows are likely in steep terrain and over Burns scars ... As well as slide prone areas such as highway 199 and portions of highway 101. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Wind Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South 45 to 55 MPH with gusts to 70 MPH in the warning area ... South 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH in the advisory area. * Timing Winds will increase tonight into Wednesday morning ... Reaching a peak Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the warning include Highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake ... Summer Lake ... And the higher terrain of winter rim and the warner and hart mountains. * Locations in the advisory include Alturas ... Bly ... Lakeview ... Silver Lake ... Including portions of highways 97 ... 31 ... 395 ... And 140. * Impacts Strong winds will produce hazardous driving conditions ... Especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose materials could become airborne and blow away. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted ... Especially for high profile vehicles. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Klamath Basin

 

 

Weather Alert
Wind Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South increasing to 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH. * Timing Winds will increase tonight through Wednesday morning ... And reach a peak late Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the Wind Advisory include Klamath falls ... Chiloquin ... Altamont ... Keno ... And Merrill. * Wind Advisory impacts Gusty winds will make travel difficult for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects or materials could be blown about. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
High Wind Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South 45 to 55 MPH with gusts to 70 MPH in the warning area ... South 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH in the advisory area. * Timing Winds will increase tonight into Wednesday morning ... Reaching a peak Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the warning include Highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake ... Summer Lake ... And the higher terrain of winter rim and the warner and hart mountains. * Locations in the advisory include Alturas ... Bly ... Lakeview ... Silver Lake ... Including portions of highways 97 ... 31 ... 395 ... And 140. * Impacts Strong winds will produce hazardous driving conditions ... Especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose materials could become airborne and blow away. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted ... Especially for high profile vehicles. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Jackson Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Wind Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 PM PST Wednesday ... * Winds Southeast 25 to 35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. * Timing Strong winds will develop near Ashland this evening and then expand into the Medford area Wednesday morning. Winds will peak all areas late Wednesday morning ... Then diminish. * Locations in the Wind Advisory include Medford ... Ashland ... Phoenix ... Talent. * Wind Advisory impacts Branches broken by recent heavy snowfall may come down and cause injuries or property damage. Gusty winds will make travel difficult for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects or materials could be blown about. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast

 

 

Weather Alert
High Wind Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST Wednesday ... * Winds South 35 to 50 MPH with gusts up to 70 MPH. * Timing Strong winds will continue through the evening ... Peak Wednesday morning and then diminish. * Locations include Gold Beach ... Port Orford ... Bandon ... And exposed locations along highway 101. * Impacts Strong winds will produce hazardous driving conditions on highway 101. High winds and saturated soils will increase the risk for downed trees and Power outages. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted ... Especially for high profile vehicles.

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North Coast, Northwest Coast Range, Lower Columbia, Portland Metro, WA-Willapa Hills, WA-South Coast, WA-Lower Columbia & I-5 Cowlitz Co., WA-Vancouver Area, WA-South Cascade Foothills

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:03:00 AM Flooding possible Tuesday night through Thursday for parts of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington ... . Periods of heavy rain combined with snow melt Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday night will cause rises on several rivers and creeks in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. The heaviest rain will fall along the coast and coast range in Oregon and in the Willapa hills and Cascade foothills in southwest Washington ... Where rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are expected. Any river flooding that occurs is expected to have only minor impacts. In addition to river flooding ... Some urban flooding and roadway ponding is possible ... Especially in areas where snow and ice are blocking storm drains in the northern Willamette Valley and southwest Washington. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night for parts of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington Including the following areas ... In northwest Oregon ... Coast range of northwest Oregon ... Greater Portland metro area ... Lower Columbia and north Oregon coast. In southwest Washington ... Greater Vancouver area ... I-5 corridor in Cowlitz county ... South Washington Cascade foothills ... South Washington coast and Willapa hills. * Through late Wednesday night with dramatically rising snow levels Tuesday and the onset of heavy rain Tuesday night ... Expect moderate to sharp rises on rivers and creeks draining the coast range ... Willapa hills ... And south Washington Cascades. At this point ... Any river flooding that occurs is expected to have minor impacts. The heavy rain will likely cause urban flooding in the Portland/ Vancouver metro area as the rain will help melt the existing snow and ice. Blocked storm drains may also contribute to ponding of water on streets. * Rainfall amounts through Thursday ... 1 to 2 inches Portland/ Vancouver metro area ... 3 to 6 inches north coast range/Willapa hills ... And 3 to 6 inches south Washington Cascades foothills. * Rivers and creeks of greatest concern include Johnson creek in southeast Portland The Nehalem in Clatsop and Tillamook county ... And the grays in Wahkiakum county. However ... All of these are currently forecast to crest just below flood stage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.

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Central Coast, West Coast Range, Central Willamette Valley, South Willamette Valley, North Cascade Foothills, Lane Co. Cascade Foothills

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:03:00 AM Flooding possible Tuesday night through Thursday for parts of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington ... . Periods of heavy rain combined with snow melt Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday night will cause rises on several rivers and creeks in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. The heaviest rain will fall along the coast and coast range in Oregon and in the Willapa hills and Cascade foothills in southwest Washington ... Where rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are expected. Any river flooding that occurs is expected to have only minor impacts. In addition to river flooding ... Some urban flooding and roadway ponding is possible ... Especially in areas where snow and ice are blocking storm drains in the northern Willamette Valley and southwest Washington. ... Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM PST this evening through late Wednesday night for portions of northwest Oregon ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of northwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Cascade foothills in Lane county ... Central coast range of western Oregon ... Central Oregon coast ... Central Willamette Valley ... Northern Oregon Cascade foothills and south Willamette Valley. * From 7 pm PST this evening through late Wednesday night * The onset of heavy rain Tuesday night Combined with some snowmelt in the coast range and Cascades foothills ... Will cause rises on rivers and creeks draining the coast range ... And north Oregon Cascade foothills. * Rainfall amounts through Thursday ... 1 to 2 inches in the central and southern Willamette Valley ... 3 to 6 inches central Oregon coast and coast range ... And 2 to 4 inches north Oregon Cascade foothills. * Rivers of greatest concern include the Siletz river in Lincoln county and the marys river in Benton county However ... Both of these rivers are forecast to crest just below flood stage. Forecasts will be updated as needed as the heavy rain moves in. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.

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Curry Co. Coast, East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 12:46:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... Rogue river near Agness affecting Curry county ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... . A strong frontal system will move into the area tonight bringing periods of moderate to heavy rainfall through Wednesday night. Overall, rain amounts will be 3 to 6 inches. In some areas inland from the coast, snowmelt will combine to add inflows into area streams, creeks and rivers. Rainfall amounts could be high enough to cause small stream flooding and for mainstem rivers to get near flooding. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood watch for the rogue river near Agness until Friday afternoon. * at 11:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet. * Minor flooding is possible flood stage is 17.0 feet. * Forecast Flood stage may be reached by late Thursday morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this event. Areas below steep slopes and in canyons are at risk from landslides. Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. Prepare to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.

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South Central Coast

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 12:46:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... Rogue river near Agness affecting Curry county ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... . A strong frontal system will move into the area tonight bringing periods of moderate to heavy rainfall through Wednesday night. Overall, rain amounts will be 3 to 6 inches. In some areas inland from the coast, snowmelt will combine to add inflows into area streams, creeks and rivers. Rainfall amounts could be high enough to cause small stream flooding and for mainstem rivers to get near flooding. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood watch for the Coquille river at Coquille until Friday afternoon. * at 12:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.7 feet. * Minor flooding is possible flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Forecast Flood stage may be reached by late Thursday afternoon. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this event. Areas below steep slopes and in canyons are at risk from landslides. Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. Prepare to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.

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