Southwest Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

Central Douglas County; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 05:27:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... South Umpqua river at Roseburg affecting Douglas county ... . The South Umpqua river at Roseburg is expected to reach action stage. It is not expected to reach flood stage. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood Watch for the South Umpqua river at Roseburg through 2 AM PST. * at 4:30 PM Sunday the stage was 17.8 feet. * Flood stage is 22.0 feet. * Forecast The river is forecast to crest at 21.18 feet around 10 PM PST this evening. * Flood stage is currently not forecast The situation requires close monitoring. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. People living along or planning activities near rivers and small streams in the watch area should continue to Monitor the development of this weather situation. Be prepared to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web page at www. Weather. Gov/Medford or listen to NOAA weather radio.

Coos Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 05:16:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood warning for the following rivers in Oregon ... Umpqua river near Elkton affecting Douglas county ... ... Flooding of moderate severity has been observed on the following rivers in Oregon ... ... Forecast flooding changed from moderate to major severity for the following rivers in Oregon ... South fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... North fork Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... ... Observed flooding has increased to moderate severity ... ... Forecast flooding has increased from moderate to major severity ... The Flood Warning continues for the south fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point. * At 4:15 PM Sunday the stage was 36.8 feet. * Flood stage is 33.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast forecast ... The river is expected to crest at 37.11 feet around 5 PM PST this evening. Volumn for this crest is forecast to be 36450 cubic feet per second. * Impact At 37.0 feet ... Extensive road and farmland flooding upstream and downstream of Myrtle Point can be expected. Some residents of low-lying areas in the vicinity of myrtle point may be threatened. * Flood history This crest compares to a previous crest of 35.3 feet on nov 21 2012. On January 20 2012 the river crested at 37.04 feet. &&

Douglas Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 05:16:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood warning for the following rivers in Oregon ... Umpqua river near Elkton affecting Douglas county ... ... Flooding of moderate severity has been observed on the following rivers in Oregon ... ... Forecast flooding changed from moderate to major severity for the following rivers in Oregon ... South fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... North fork Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood Warning for the Umpqua river near Elkton valid from this evening to Monday afternoon. * At 4:15 PM Sunday the stage was 29.8 feet. * Flood stage is 33.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast the river is forecast to crest at 34.0 feet around 10 PM PST this evening. * Impact At 33.0 feet ... Slight low-land and agricultural flooding occurs mainly from the kellog area through Elkton to Scottsburg. * Flood history This crest compares to a previous crest of 33.6 feet on dec 30 2008. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. Use alternate routes and stay away from riverbanks. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web page at www. Weather. Gov/Medford or listen to NOAA weather radio.

US101, 10 miles North of Wedderburn MP 317; Closure with Detour
The road surface has collapsed and closed the road; a detour is in place. Use an alternate route.
Updated: 12/21/2014 5:12 pm

US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177; Closure
The highway is closed at this location for an unknown amount of time. Please find an alternate route.
Updated: 12/21/2014 3:58 pm

Douglas Co. East Foothills; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 03:09:00 PM Runoff from recent heavy rain continues through this evening with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . Runoff from recent heavy rain continues and may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas and portions of southwest Oregon. ... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Eastern Douglas county foothills. * Until 10 pm PST this evening * Rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snow melt will cause rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rock slides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including highways 62 ... 230 ... And 138. 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.

Central Douglas County; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 03:09:00 PM Runoff from recent heavy rain continues through this evening with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . Runoff from recent heavy rain continues and may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas and portions of southwest Oregon. ... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Central Douglas county. * Until 10 pm PST this evening * Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rock slides and debris flows on area roadways ... Especially near the coastal mountains and into the Cascade foothills ... Including highway 38 ... Highway 138 and highway 42. 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.

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 03:09:00 PM Runoff from recent heavy rain continues through this evening with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . Runoff from recent heavy rain continues and may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas and portions of southwest Oregon. ... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Curry county coast and south central Oregon coast. * Until 10 pm PST this evening * Heavy rainfall is causing rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rock slides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including us 101 ... Highway 42 ... And highway 38. 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.

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 0 to 4.3

SISKIYOU SUMMIT NB; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 46 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:22 pm

I-5 MP 4.3 to 0

SISKIYOU SUMMIT SB; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 46 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:23 pm

I-5 MP 12.29 to 12.95

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Watch for equipment on the NB shoulder, as work is being done in preparation for the new Rest Area. Installation of the Siskiyou Rest Area and Welcome Center is scheduled to begin next year.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:11 pm

I-5 MP 24

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: No traffic impacts on I-5 this week. Work continues on the frontage roads, and bridges in the interchange area. Watch for workers and equipment. This is the Fern Valley interchange project. There are directional signs on the frontage road and intersections. Utility crews are working in the area, use caution.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:08 pm

I-5 MP 33

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Work is on the shoulder to install a road and weather information station.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:21 pm

I-5 MP 69.08

SEXTON MT PASS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 53 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:25 pm

I-5 MP 87 to 100.95

CANYON CREEK PASS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 50 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:22 pm

I-5 MP 90.1

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) Median , 1 Lane (Northbound) Median , 1 Lane
Comments: Road construction is occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution. Intermittent lane and shoulder closures for median work. This is to install a camera and weather station.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:40 pm

I-5 MP 104.85

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 104.85 Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 (near Riddle) Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 is restricted to the following weights: 20,000 single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle - 80,000 lbs. GVW. Weight Table 1.
Updated: 12/21/2014 7:00 pm

ORE42 MP 13

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 2 Lanes (Eastbound) 2 Lanes
Comments: High water, use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 6:42 pm

ORE42 MP 38.2 to 45.9

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Intermittent traffic control with flaggers.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:26 pm

ORE42 MP 48 to 62

CAMAS MTN; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 46 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:22 pm

ORE62 MP 1.58

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Intermittent traffic control with flaggers, Sunday through Thursday nights, 9PM to 6 AM. This is for utility work. Use caution, watch for workers and advance warning signs.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:10 pm

ORE62 MP 45.74

PROSPECT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 45 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:24 pm

ORE62 MP 56

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) , Shoulder (Eastbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Shoulder work for installation of a road and weather station, watch for workers.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:22 pm

ORE62 MP 65.45

UPPER CRATER LAKE BDRY; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 42 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 5 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:24 pm

ORE62 MP 86.63

CR LAKE NATL PARK; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Standing water or flooding on roadway
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 30 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 36 in.
Comments: The north entrance off Hwy 138 is closed for the winter season. Rim road is closed. Road to Rim Village is open.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 2:36 pm

ORE66 MP 15.65

GREEN SPRINGS SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 45 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 7 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:23 pm

ORE99 MP 1

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder (Eastbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Intermittent traffic control with flaggers. All work is weather permitting.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:09 pm

ORE138 MP 86.01

E DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 42 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 28 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:24 pm

ORE140 MP 36.96

LK OF THE WOODS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 3 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:25 pm

ORE140 MP 53.71

DOAK MT SUMMIT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 48 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 1 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:25 pm

ORE230 MP 0 to 23.8

W DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 42 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 14 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:24 pm

ORE234 MP .04

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR234 MP 0.04 (Rogue River Bridge - west of Gold Hill) OR234 crossing Rogue River Bridge west of Gold Hill is restricted to 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs. GVW, Weight Table 2 for divisible Loads; 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 98,000 lbs. GVW, Weight Table 3 for non-divisible loads.
Updated: 12/21/2014 7:00 pm

ORE238 MP 13.79 to 38.75

JACKSONVILLE HIGHWAY; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 51 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:18 pm

ORE273 MP 7.5

MT ASHLAND SKI ROAD; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 18 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:23 pm

US97 MP 227 to 226

Informational only; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane
Comments: There is a pothole in the lane of travel. Use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 12:32 am

US97 MP 236.66 to 253.9

CHILOQUIN; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:25 pm

US97 MP 253.9 to 280.16

KLAMATH FALLS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 48 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:24 pm

US97 MP 291.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Weather Impact
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: High wind warning, use caution. High profile vehicles are not recommended on Highway 97 from the Oregon border to Weed.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 5:33 pm

US101 MP 292.5

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: The road surface has collapsed causing no to minimum delays, use caution. The southbound shoulder is closed.
Last Updated: 12/11/2014 08:10 am

US101 MP 302.5

Informational only; Crash/Hazard
Comments: High water, use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 7:24 pm

US101 MP 307 to 308

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Comments: High water, use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 5:24 pm

US101 MP 317

Closure with Detour; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: The road surface has collapsed and closed the road; a detour is in place. Use an alternate route.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 5:12 pm

US199 MP 16.1

HAYES HILL SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 53 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 8:23 pm