City of Medford Road Conditions

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South Central Cascades, Siskiyous & South Cascades, Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/3/2016 03:08:00 PM Another winter storm brings snow to the mountains ... . Another winter storm moves into the region late tonight ... Bringing snow to the passes over the Cascades. ... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 AM to 10 PM PST Sunday above 5000 feet ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow ... Which is in effect from 4 AM to 10 PM PST Sunday. * Snow accumulations ... 6 to 10 inches ... Except for near crater Lake which will see 11 to 15 inches. * Winds West winds 20 to 30 MPH. * elevation ... 5500 feet at the onset ... Lowering to 4500 feet. The greatest amounts will be above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin early in the morning with the heaviest snowfall rates will be mid morning through early afternoon. * Locations include Highways 58 ... 138 ... 230 ... 62 and 140 above 5000 feet. The greatest amounts will be in the Crater Lake area. * Impacts Strong winds combined with heavy snow rates will reduce visibility. Road surfaces will be below freezing early morning then may not start melting snow until early afternoon. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling ... Especially in open areas.

Road Conditions by Route

ORE62 MP .7 to 1.73

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , 1 Lane (Eastbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Expect nighttime lane closures. There are changes to access into local businesses, along with traffic pattern shifts. Watch for signs, use caution. Skypark Drive will be closed at the intersection with Hwy 62, nights, from 7PM to 6 AM, Mon. through Thur nights. Access to Skypark Dr will still be open via Whittle Ave.This is the first phase of Hwy 62 Expressway project. During the day workers and equipment will be working off the roadway. All lanes will be open on Hwy 62 between 6 AM and 7 PM, Mon-Thur, and 6 AM to 10 PM Friday-Sunday. The Medco Haul Rd is closed to all traffic , including bicyclist and pedestrians.
Updated: 11/22/2016 12:33 pm

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