City of Bend Road Conditions
East Columbia Gorge, WA-East Columbia Gorge, WA-Yakima Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/1/2015 02:53:00 PM Mix of wintry precipitation through early Wednesday ... . A weather system moving across the region will bring a mix of snow rain and freezing rain. ... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 AM PST Wednesday ... * Locations Dufur ... Maupin ... Arlington ... The Dalles ... Goldendale ... Bickleton ... White Salmon ... Ellensburg ... Thorp ... Naches ... Sunnyside ... Toppenish ... Yakima ... Appleton ... Cle Elum ... Cliffdell. * Ice accumulations One to two tenths of an inch. * Snow accumulations ... 2 to 4 inches except in the mountains 4 to 8 inches. 2 inches or less in the eastern Columbia river gorge. * Timing Precipitation will begin this evening and persist through Wednesday morning. There will be a break Wednesday and then precipitation will increase again Wednesday night * Impacts Accumulating ice and snow will cause very slick and dangerous conditions for driving or walking. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www. Wrh. NOAA. Gov/wrh/whv/?wfo=PDT. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow ... Sleet ... Or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving.
North Cascades, WA-South Cascades; Weather Alert
Ice Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/1/2015 03:03:00 PM Ice Storm Warning now in effect until 9 AM PST Wednesday below 2500 feet for the north Oregon and south Washington Cascades and the western Columbia river gorge ... * Timing Freezing rain and sleet will develop later this afternoon and early this evening ... And continue through early Wednesday morning. * Timing of heaviest precipitation From 8 PM tonight through 3 AM Wednesday. * Ice accumulation Ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch are possible through Wednesday morning. * Washington areas affected The western Columbia gorge ... And elevations below 2500 feet ... Deep in the Cascades. This would include only those areas in Skamania county ... Which includes trapper creek wilderness ... White Salmon Valley and trout Lake and even the upper reaches of the Lewis river. Highways to be affected include highway 14 ... Washington route 141 and the wind river road. * Oregon areas affected The Columbia gorge ... And elevations below 2500 feet in eastern Multnomah and northeastern Clackamas county. This includes interstate 85 ... Highway 26 and 30. * Impacts Travel through the lower elevations in the Cascades ... As well as the western Columbia gorge will become very treacherous or impossible. Ice can lead to danger from falling limbs or trees ... As well as possibly downed Power lines. * Actions to take Ensure you have batteries and flashlights ... Avoid unnecessary travel. Setting your thermostat up a few degrees today and tonight may help keep your house warm longer during any Power outage. Precautionary/preparedness actions ... An Ice Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations will make travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly discouraged. Commerce will likely be severely impacted. If you must travel ... Keep an extra flashlight ... Food ... And water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Ice accumulations and winds will likely lead to snapped Power lines and falling tree branches that add to the danger.
Road Conditions by Route
US97 MP 139
No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Comments: A disabled vehicle is creating a hazard causing no to minimum delays, use caution. Ramps Affected.
Last Updated: 12/01/2015 4:39 pm