City of Bend Road Conditions
Harney Co., Baker Co., Malheur Co., Lower Treasure Valley; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/29/2017 03:17:00 AM Strong winds possible Thursday ... . A north Pacific storm will move through the intermountain west and great basin beginning Thursday morning with strong winds possible Thursday in southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho. All areas will become very windy, but the strongest winds are currently indicated for the treasure Valley and Owyhee county. ... Wind Advisory now in effect from 9 AM MDT /8 AM PDT/ Thursday to midnight MDT /11 PM PDT/ Thursday night ... * Winds West or northwest 25 to 30 MPH with gusts to 45 MPH. * Timing Late Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon. * Impacts Travel hazard for high profile vehicles, or on north- south roads due to cross winds. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/29/2017 02:50:00 AM Gusty winds likely Thursday across the east side ... . Following the passage of a front Wednesday evening, high pressure will build in to the north and cold air will spill into the region. This will produce gusty northwest winds for much of the day Thursday. ... Wind Advisory in effect from 5 AM to 11 PM PDT Thursday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Wind Advisory ... Which is in effect from 5 AM to 11 PM PDT Thursday. * Winds Northwest 30 to 35 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH. * Timing Winds will increase late Wednesday night into Thursday morning, and reach a peak Thursday afternoon and evening. * Locations include Fort Rock, summer Lake, Paisley, Adel, and portions of highways 31, 140, and 395 in Lake county, and highway 299 at cedar pass in Modoc county. * Impacts Gusty crosswinds will produce hazardous driving conditions, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose or unsecured objects may be lost or damaged. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&
US101, 1 mile North of Warrenton MP 7; Closure with Detour
Bridge work has the highway closed; a detour is in place. Use an alternate route., Night time closures are planned March 28-30 so an Oregon Department of Transportation bridge crew can perform regular maintenance on the New Youngs Bay Bridge on U.S. 101 between Warrenton and Astoria. The bridge will be closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 28-30, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The bridge will be closed for inspection, greasing of cables on the draw span and joint work. The maintenance work may be completed earlier than the three nights. However, the work is weather dependent. The detour for travelers will be U.S. 101B over the Old Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River Bridges. The crew will accommodate oversize and emergency vehicles. Variable message signs will be posted at various locations to warn travelers of the night time closure.
Updated: 03/28/2017 9:03 pm
Road Conditions by Route
US97 MP 130 to 145.48
BEND; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Current Temp: 41 F
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Last Updated: 03/29/2017 03:06 am
US97 MP 137.13
No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 03/29/2017 01:00 am