South Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

Siskiyous & South Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/21/2017 10:57:00 AM Moderate to briefly heavy snow showers over and near the Cascades through this afternoon ... ... A heavy ... Wet snowstorm will move into the area this evening and continue into Sunday ... . Moderate to briefly heavy snow showers will occur over and the near the Cascades through this afternoon, with occasional snowfall rates of a half to one inch per hour. Snow impacts will increase this evening and Sunday as a second strong storm arrives from the south ... Producing another round of heavy wet snow for much of Siskiyou county and portions of Modoc county. This include Mount Shasta city. Heavy snow will significantly impact travel along interstate 5 and highway 89 ... And may down trees and Power lines. ... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 4 PM PST Sunday above 3000 feet ... * Snow accumulations today ... 3 to 6 inches above 4500 feet in the Cascades. * Snow accumulations this evening through Sunday ... 4 to 8 inches. Up to a foot possible near Mount Ashland. * Winds today Southwest 15 to 25 MPH with gusts to 25 to 35 MPH. Higher wind gusts are expected above 5500 feet. * Winds tonight and Sunday South 40 to 60 MPH with gust to 70 MPH possible over the exposed higher terrain. * Timing Snow showers today. Moderate to heavy snow will arrive tonight and continue into Sunday. * Locations include Today the Cascades above 4500 feet. Tonight and Sunday Mount Ashland ... Interstate 5 near Siskiyou Summit ... Highway 66 east of Ashland and highway 140 near Lake of the woods. * Impacts today Snow showers will result in occasional snowfall rates of one half to an inch per hour through this afternoon. Blowing snow will result in drifting on roadways, at times. Snowfall rates and blowing snow will occasionally reduce visibilities to less than one half of a mile and could briefly result in whiteout conditions. * Impacts tonight and Sunday Wet snow will produce hazardous travel conditions. Roads will become snow covered. Some roads could become impassable. * 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.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/21/2017 10:57:00 AM Moderate to briefly heavy snow showers over and near the Cascades through this afternoon ... ... A heavy ... Wet snowstorm will move into the area this evening and continue into Sunday ... . Moderate to briefly heavy snow showers will occur over and the near the Cascades through this afternoon, with occasional snowfall rates of a half to one inch per hour. Snow impacts will increase this evening and Sunday as a second strong storm arrives from the south ... Producing another round of heavy wet snow for much of Siskiyou county and portions of Modoc county. This include Mount Shasta city. Heavy snow will significantly impact travel along interstate 5 and highway 89 ... And may down trees and Power lines. ... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4 PM PST this afternoon ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow ... Which is in effect until 4 PM PST this afternoon. * Snow accumulations ... 3 to 5 inches. * Winds Southwest 10 to 20 MPH with gusts to 20 to 30 MPH. * Timing Moderate to briefly heavy snow showers will occur late this morning through this afternoon. * Locations include Portions of highway 97 to include Chemult and areas near Diamond Lake junction. * Impacts Snow showers will result in occasional snowfall rates of one half to an inch per hour through this afternoon. Blowing snow will result in drifting on roadways, at times. Snowfall rates and blowing snow will occasionally reduce visibilities to less than one half of a mile and could briefly result in whiteout conditions. * 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.

Road Conditions by Route

ORE31 MP 45 to 120

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: High water across the roadway, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 2:29 pm

ORE138 MP 86

Informational only; Weather Impact
Comments: The North Entrance to Crater Lake National Park is closed for the winter Season. Access to the Park is at the South entrance off Highway 62.
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 09:23 am

ORE140 MP 4.75

WARNER MT SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 27 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 1 in.; Roadside Snow: 32 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:15 am

ORE140 MP 25.17 to 34.43

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR140 MP 25 to MP 35 EB & WB (Bly Mountain) Effective February 24, 2015, this section of OR140 will be restricted to 12 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is December 31, 2016.
Updated: 11/21/2016 10:00 am

ORE140 MP 28.03

ADEL; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 34 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 14 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:15 am

ORE140 MP 30.93

BLY SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 33 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:13 am

ORE140 MP 66.73

QUARTZ MT SUMMIT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Slush, Snow Pack Breaking Up
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 29 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: 30 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:15 am

ORE205 MP 37 to 57

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: High water is causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:03 pm

US97 MP 213

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: High water is causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 4:53 pm

US97 MP 236.66 to 253.9

CHILOQUIN; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 32 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 2 in.; Roadside Snow: 38 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:13 am

US97 MP 253.9 to 280.16

KLAMATH FALLS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 37 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 2 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:12 am

US97 MP 273.62 to 279.34

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US97 MP 273.5 to MP 279.5 NB & SB (Klamath Falls) Effective January 18, 2017, this section of US97 will be restricted to 16 feet 07 in. in height northbound, and 19 feet 06 in. in height southbound, between the hours of 8 AM & 4 PM. Estimated date of completion is January 26, 2017.
Updated: 01/20/2017 10:00 am

US395 MP 50.37

ALKALI LAKE; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 30 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 3 in.; Roadside Snow: 5 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:14 am

US395 MP 142.64

LAKEVIEW; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 32 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2017 10:14 am

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