South Oregon Road Conditions

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US20, Harney - Malheur County Line MP 180 - 189; Closure
A disabled vehicle is creating a hazard, use an alternate route.
Issued: 01/20/2017 4:09 pm

South Central Coast; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/19/2017 10:52:00 PM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood watch for the Coquille river at Coquille from late tonight to Friday evening. * at 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 20.7 feet. * Minor flooding is possible flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Forecast Flood stage may be reached by early tomorrow. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this event. Areas below steep slopes and in canyons are at risk from landslides. Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. Prepare to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.

Harney Co., Malheur Co., Lower Treasure Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/20/2017 01:43:00 PM Snow returns to southeast Oregon today ... . A winter storm is bringing snow to southeast Oregon. Snow will continue over Harney and Malheur counties ... And spread into the Oregon side of the lower treasure Valley late this afternoon. The storm will taper off late this evening. The advisory ends at 11 PM MST / 10 PM PST / but light snow will continue in the lower treasure Valley into the early morning hours. Significant accumulations are forecast to end by the time the advisory expires. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM MST /10 PM PST/ this evening ... * Snow amounts ... 2 to 5 inches in northern Malheur and Harney counties ... With 1 to 3 inches in the lower treasure Valley. * Winds Variable mainly east less than 10 MPH. * Timing Snow will diminish late this evening ... With light snow continuing into the early morning hours in the lower treasure Valley. * Impacts Roads will get fresh snow creating additional travel hazards. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving.

East Columbia Gorge, WA-East Columbia Gorge; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/20/2017 02:07:00 PM Snow continues this evening then decreases overnight ... . A frontal Boundary will continue to move north across the area late this afternoon and this evening. Snow will continue through the evening then gradually taper off. Some light freezing rain or rain could mix in at times ... Especially in the Columbia gorge and the Yakima Valley. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 AM PST Saturday ... * Locations Dufur ... Maupin ... Arlington ... The Dalles ... Goldendale ... Bickleton ... White Salmon. * Ice accumulations A trace to a few hundreths of an inch. * Snow accumulations ... 1 to 3 inches of snow at the lower elevations with 3 to 6 inches in the mountains. * Timing Light to moderate snow will continue into this evening before tapering off. Some rain or light freezing rain could mix in at times. * Impacts Roadways will likely become snow and ice covered ... Creating hazardous conditions. * Snow level Rising to around 500 feet in the late afternoon and evening. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?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.

Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/20/2017 02:46:00 PM Strong winds possible Saturday night through Sunday ... . A much stronger storm is expected Saturday night and Sunday which may bring widespread damaging winds to many areas. A strong low pressure will re-curve along the Pacific northwest coast on Sunday and bring the possibility of strong winds to the coast ... Shasta Valley ... And east side. There is some uncertainty regarding the strength and track of the low, but the majority of guidance shows strong winds over the area Sunday ... Especially as the low pressure moves by. ... High Wind Watch remains in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon ... * Winds South 40 to 50 with gusts to 60 MPH possible. * Locations include Klamath Falls ... Lakeview ... Alturas and all area highways including much of 97 ... 140 ... 395 and 139. * Impacts Strong winds may make travel difficult on area roadways ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Structural damage ... Tree damage ... And Power outages are all possible. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 MPH ... Or gusts of 58 MPH OR stronger may occur. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

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: 01/20/2017 3:15 pm

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: 30 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 36 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:18 pm

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: 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: Roadside Snow: 14 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:17 pm

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: 01/20/2017 3:16 pm

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: 1 in.; Roadside Snow: 30 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:42 pm

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: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 35 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 38 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:16 pm

US97 MP 253.9 to 280.16

KLAMATH FALLS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 2 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:16 pm

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 142.64

LAKEVIEW; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/20/2017 3:17 pm

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