City of Medford Road Conditions

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North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/4/2016 02:19:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM PST this evening ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM PST this evening ... * Winds West winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH ... Except for west winds 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH in the winter rim to summer Lake area. * Timing Into early evening. * Locations include Far eastern Klamath county ... Most of Lake county and the warners in eastern Modoc. Highways most affected will be highways 31 ... 395 and 140 in Oregon with the strongest winds in the Summer Lake and Paisley areas. * Impacts Strong west winds will cause hazardous driving conditions ... Especially on north-south oriented roads near the Paisley ... Summer Lake areas. Snow will also begin to increase around late morning in northern portions of Lake and Klamath counties ... With reduced visibilities possible at times. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... The strongest winds are expected along highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
High Wind Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/4/2016 02:19:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM PST this evening ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM PST this evening ... * Winds West winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH ... Except for west winds 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH in the winter rim to summer Lake area. * Timing Into early evening. * Locations include Far eastern Klamath county ... Most of Lake county and the warners in eastern Modoc. Highways most affected will be highways 31 ... 395 and 140 in Oregon with the strongest winds in the Summer Lake and Paisley areas. * Impacts Strong west winds will cause hazardous driving conditions ... Especially on north-south oriented roads near the Paisley ... Summer Lake areas. Snow will also begin to increase around late morning in northern portions of Lake and Klamath counties ... With reduced visibilities possible at times. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... The strongest winds are expected along highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake.

South Central Cascades, Siskiyous & South Cascades, Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/4/2016 02:22:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening ... * 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 will create areas of blowing and drifting snow. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will be heavy at times through early evening. Snow will gradually diminish late this evening. * 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 are already below freezing ... So roads will become snow covered quickly. Travel will be difficult and unplowed roads may become impassable. * 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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