City of Medford Road Conditions

Alerts!

Coos Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 01:28:00 PM The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... North fork Coquille river near Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... South fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... The Flood Warning continues for the south fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point. * Until late tonight at 12:15 PM Sunday the stage was 33.3 feet. * Flood stage is 33.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast The river is forecast to crest at 33.1 feet late this afternoon. * Forecast The river will gradually fall below flood stage this evening. * Impact At 33.0 feet ... The south fork Coquille river is at flood stage. Expect flooding of roads west of the spruce street bridge and significant pasture and agricultural land flooding. * Flood history This crest compares to a previous crest of 33.8 feet on dec 3 2012. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. Use alternate routes and stay away from riverbanks. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web page at www. Weather. Gov/Medford or listen to NOAA weather radio.

US101, Tillamook MP 65 - 64; Closure with Detour
High water has closed the road; a detour is in place., Southbound 101 traffic can use Latimer Rd. N to Wilson River Loop. Follow Wilson River Loop to Hwy 6 and then back to Hwy 101. Northbound traffic can detour onto Wilson River Hwy (Hwy 6) and go east to Wilson River Loop. Take Wilson River Loop north to Latimer Rd. and then back to Hwy 101.
Updated: 12/21/2014 10:35 am

Jackson Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood watch in effect through this evening ... The National Weather Service in Medford has expanded the * Flood watch to include a portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Jackson county. * Through this evening the heaviest rainfall and best potential for flooding is expected surrounding hillside areas of the rogue Valley, especially along little Butte creek near Eagle Point. * Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Douglas Co. East Foothills, South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... In south central Oregon ... South central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon ... Eastern Douglas county foothills. * Through this evening rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snow melt will cause rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including highways 62 ... 230 ... And 138. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * Through this evening the heaviest rainfall and best potential for flooding is expected west of interstate 5 and highway 199. * Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Central Douglas County; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Central Douglas county. * Through this evening heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Especially near the coastal mountains and into the Cascade foothills ... Including highway 38 ... Highway 138 and highway 42. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Curry county coast and south central Oregon coast. * Through this evening heavy rainfall is causing rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including us 101 ... Highway 42 ... And highway 38. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177; Closure
The highway is closed at this location for an unknown amount of time. Please find an alternate route.
Updated: 12/20/2014 4:02 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 33

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Work is on the shoulder to install a road and weather information station.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:21 pm

ORE62 MP 1.58

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Intermittent traffic control with flaggers, Sunday through Thursday nights, 9PM to 6 AM. This is for utility work. Use caution, watch for workers and advance warning signs.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:10 pm