Central Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

Grand Ronde Valley, Wallowa Co., North Blue Mnts, South Blue Mnts, John Day Basin, Ochoco-John Day Highlands; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 5/5/2016 08:49:00 AM Flash flooding potential over the eastern and northeast Oregon mountains ... . A moist and unstable weather system along the coast is causing a southerly flow which is bring increasing moisture and instability to the forecast area. The best chance for possible flash flooding will be from the John Day highlands northeast across the northern Blue Mountains and Wallowa county. Of particular concern is the Canyon creek fire burn scar from last summer in Grant county. ... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Oregon and northeast Oregon Including the following areas ... In central Oregon ... John Day basin and ochoco-John Day highlands. In northeast Oregon ... Grande Ronde Valley ... Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon ... Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and Wallowa county. * Through this evening strong slow moving thunderstorms will cause heavy downpours. * This most significant impact will be on the Canyon creek fire burn scar from last summer Elsewhere in steep terrain there could be washouts and/or mud and rock slides. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Baker Co.; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 5/5/2016 09:53:00 AM Potential for flash flooding in Baker county ... . Moist and unsettled conditions will develop across eastern Oregon today. Showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and evening with potential for locally heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible across portions of Baker county ... Particularly on the cornet windy ridge burn scar from last summer. ... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening ... The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northeast Oregon This includes Baker ... County. * Through this evening showers and thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rain. * The cornet windy ridge burn scar from last summer may be impacted. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Debris and mud flows may occur in areas burned by wildfire. You should Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 5/5/2016 10:41:00 AM Flash flooding possible over portions of northern California and the east side this afternoon through Friday evening ... . Low pressure over southern California will continue to bring moist, unstable air northward into northern California and southern Oregon today through Friday. This will cause numerous showers and thunderstorms over the area with the potential for flash flooding ... Especially in steep canyons and areas burned by recent wildfires. ... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 2 PM PDT this afternoon through Friday evening ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northern California and south central Oregon Including the following areas ... In northern California ... Southern and eastern Siskiyou county and much of Modoc county. In south central Oregon ... Most of Lake county and far eastern Klamath county. * From 2 pm PDT this afternoon through Friday evening * Showers and slow-moving thunderstorms will cause locally heavy rainfall. * Impacts: heavy rainfall may cause flash flooding of areas streams and creeks as well as urban areas. Rock slides and debris flows may occur in areas of steep terrain and also near recent burn scars. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Road Conditions by Route

HWY372 MP 21.98

Seasonal Closure; Information
Lanes Affected: (Eastbound) 1 Lane (Westbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Cascade Lakes Hwy is closed for the Winter south of Mt Bachelor.
Last Updated: 11/24/2015 12:58 pm

ORE27 MP 1.9

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR27 MP 1.90 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 1.90 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 05/05/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 2.88

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR27 MP 2.88 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 2.88 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 05/05/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 4.62

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR27 MP 4.62 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 4.62 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 05/05/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 27.23

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR27 MP 27.23 (Bear Creek Bridge - south of Prineville) OR27 crossing Bear Creek Bridge is restricted to 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs GVW, Weight Table 2.
Updated: 05/05/2016 10:00 am

ORE126 MP 5 to 6

No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 05/05/2016 2:22 pm

ORE138 MP 86

No to Minimum Delay; Information
Lanes Affected: (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: North Entrance to Crater Lake is closed for the winter season. South entrance is open via Highway 62.
Last Updated: 05/02/2016 11:22 am

ORE242 MP 61.91

Seasonal Closure; Information
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Highway 242 MP 61.91-83.7 remains closed to motor vehicles for the season, non motorized use allowed. Use alternate route. A single lane has been cleared of snow all the way across the pass to expedite melting of remaining snow. Road is closed to motor vehicles and not maintained for other modes of travel. Users should watch for ice, gravel, rock and other debris and be cautious around road maintenance operations and equipment on the pass. This year, the earliest date of opening to motor vehicles will be June 20, if conditions allow.
Last Updated: 05/03/2016 3:15 pm

ORE242 MP 83.7

Seasonal Closure; Information
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Highway 242 MP 61.91-83.7 remains closed to motor vehicles for the season, non motorized use allowed. Use alternate route. A single lane has been cleared of snow all the way across the pass to expedite melting of remaining snow. Road is closed to motor vehicles and not maintained for other modes of travel. Users should watch for ice, gravel, rock and other debris and be cautious around road maintenance operations and equipment on the pass. This year, the earliest date of opening to motor vehicles will be June 20, if conditions allow.
Last Updated: 05/05/2016 08:36 am

ORE361 MP 1 to 11

No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 03/17/2016 05:40 am

US20 MP 83.95 to 171

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: Contractor will be installing rumble strips and striping at various locations on the highway. No delays at this time.
Updated: 05/03/2016 09:29 am

US97 MP 164.91 to 166.26

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Comments: For the week of May 2nd, contractors are continuing work on both shoulders of the highway. No lanes affected.
Updated: 04/29/2016 1:02 pm

US395 MP 17.75 to 24.83

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: Contractor will be installing rumble strips and striping. No delays at this time.
Updated: 04/29/2016 11:58 am

US395 MP 31.46 to 44.3

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: Contractor will be installing rumble strips and striping. No delays at this time.
Updated: 04/29/2016 12:01 pm

US395 MP 93.2

REST AREA
Informational only
Comments: Carter Park Rest Area is closed for the season.
Last Updated: 10/29/2015 3:46 pm

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