Northeast Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

Wallowa Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 11:00:00 PM Freezing precipitation likely Monday night into Wednesday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest tonight through midweek. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in a potential for freezing rain and sleet Wednesday and Wednesday night. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 10 AM PST Wednesday ... * Locations Enterprise ... Joseph ... Wallowa. * Ice accumulations Up to one quarter of an inch. * Snow accumulations ... 3 to 5 inches. * Timing Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. * Impacts Snow and ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds South 10 to 20 MPH. * 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.

Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Blue Mnts Foothills; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 11:00:00 PM Freezing precipitation likely Monday night into Wednesday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest tonight through midweek. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in a potential for freezing rain and sleet Wednesday and Wednesday night. ... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from 10 AM PST Tuesday through Wednesday morning ... * Locations Pendleton ... Pilot Rock ... Boardman ... Hermiston ... Ione ... Dufur ... Maupin ... Connell ... Prosser ... Tri-cities ... Dayton ... Waitsburg ... Walla Walla ... Heppner ... Condon ... Fossil. * Ice accumulations Up to one half of an inch. * Snow accumulations ... 1 to 2 inches of sleet or snow. * Timing A light wintery mix of sleet and freezing rain will occur late Tuesday morning. Steady freezing rain and possible sleet will occur Tuesday night. Transition to mainly rain will be Wednesday morning. * Impacts Ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds East to southeast 5 to 15 MPH. * Temperatures In the mid 20s to lower 30s. * Snow level ... 2000 feet rising to above 3000 feet. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow ... Sleet ... Or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts. Monitor NOAA weather radio for the latest information ... Forecasts ... And warnings.

East Columbia Gorge, WA-East Columbia Gorge; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 11:00:00 PM Freezing precipitation likely Monday night into Wednesday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest tonight through midweek. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in a potential for freezing rain and sleet Wednesday and Wednesday night. ... Winter Storm Watch in effect from 10 AM PST Tuesday through Wednesday morning ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Winter Storm Watch ... Which is in effect from 10 AM PST Tuesday through Wednesday morning. * Locations Arlington ... The Dalles ... White Salmon. * Ice accumulations Up to one half of an inch. * Snow accumulations Less than 2 inches of sleet. * Timing A light wintery mix of sleet and freezing rain will occur late Tuesday morning. Steady freezing rain and possible sleet will occur Tuesday night. Transition to mainly rain will be Wednesday morning. * Impacts Ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds East winds around 5 MPH. * Temperatures In the upper 20s to lower 30s. * Snow level ... 2000 feet rising to above 3000 feet. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow ... Sleet ... Or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts. Monitor NOAA weather radio for the latest information ... Forecasts ... And warnings.

Grand Ronde Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 11:00:00 PM Freezing precipitation likely Monday night into Wednesday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest tonight through midweek. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in a potential for freezing rain and sleet Wednesday and Wednesday night. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 4 AM PST Wednesday ... * Locations Cove ... Elgin ... La Grande. * Ice accumulations Up to two tenths of an inch. * Timing Light amounts possible mid day Tuesday ... Heavier amounts late Tuesday evening through early Wednesday morning. * Impacts Snow and blowing snow will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations ... Plus the winds ... Can cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds Winds will continue to increase in the southern part of the Valley overnight. Very windy conditions will spread to the northern part of the Valley Tuesday. * 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.

Grand Ronde Valley; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 10:38:00 PM Air Stagnation Advisory in effect through Tuesday morning ... . High pressure will prevail through Tuesday morning. This high will keep a strong temperature inversion over the region which will trap pollutants near the surface. Surface winds will stay below 10 MPH. Areas of freezing fog will also be possible. A storm system will start eroding the surface inversion Tuesday. ... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 AM PST Thursday ... ... Air Stagnation Advisory is cancelled ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has cancelled the Air Stagnation Advisory. * Winds South 25 to 35 MPH with gusts up to 50 MPH across the south end of the Valley. South 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 45 MPH elsewhere. * Timing Winds will continue to increase across the southern part of the grande ronde Valley overnight. Very windy conditions will spread to the northern part of the Valley Tuesday. * Impacts A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. These winds have eroded the surface inversions over the southern half of the Valley. Inversions over the northern half of the Valley will erode late tonight and Tuesday morning. Thus the Air Stagnation Advisory has been cancelled. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Northwest Coast Range, West Coast Range; Weather Alert
High Wind Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 02:23:00 PM A strong jet stream will be directed at southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Tuesday through Wednesday. A series of weather systems will produce very strong wind along the coast and in the Oregon coast range. ... High Wind Warning in effect from noon Tuesday to 4 PM PST Wednesday for the north and central coast range of Oregon ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Warning ... Which is in effect from noon Tuesday to 4 PM PST Wednesday. * Winds: south to southwest 25 to 35 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH ... Except 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 75 MPH on exposed ridges. * Timing: strongest wind will occur late Tuesday afternoon through early Wednesday afternoon. * Locations include: Vernonia ... Veneta * Impacts: residents should take action now to tie down loose objects in yards. Some damage can be expected from the high winds ... Especially to signs and Power lines. Power outages are possible. Tree damage is highly likely, especially after a prolonged period of snow loading and damage from recent freezing rain events. Drive with extreme caution in the warning area and be prepared for flying debris. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage.

North Coast, Central Coast, WA-South Coast; Weather Alert
High Wind Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 02:23:00 PM A strong jet stream will be directed at southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Tuesday through Wednesday. A series of weather systems will produce very strong wind along the coast and in the Oregon coast range. ... High Wind Warning in effect from noon Tuesday to 10 AM PST Wednesday for the south Washington coast ... North Oregon coast ... And central coast of Oregon ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Warning ... Which is in effect from noon Tuesday to 10 AM PST Wednesday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * Winds: south 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 70 MPH along the most exposed beaches and headlands. * Coastal communities: south 25 to 35 MPH with gusts of 50 to 60 MPH. * Timing: peaking late Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. * Locations include: Astoria ... Tillamook ... Lincoln city ... Newport ... Florence ... Raymond ... Long Beach ... Ocean park * Impacts: winds may be strong enough to produce isolated Power outages. Secure outdoor belongings such as deck and patio furniture. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage.

Harney Co., Baker Co., Malheur Co., Lower Treasure Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/16/2017 02:00:00 PM Winter Storm Watch Tuesday night through Thursday afternoon ... . A strong and very moist Pacific storm will move into the area late Tuesday and bring heavy precipitation ... Mostly in the form of snow ... To the region. Snow will begin in southeast Oregon Tuesday night and spread rapidly into southwest Idaho. Snow amounts will range from around an inch over the southern two-thirds of Harney county ... To 6 to 10 inches in the western magic and treasure valleys ... To 10 to 14 inches in northern Malheur county ... To 1 to 2 feet in the mountains. This will be a long-lasting event for many folks. However ... One exception will be the western magic Valley. There, snow will not begin until Wednesday afternoon, with the heaviest snow not occurring until late Wednesday night and Thursday morning. As we get closer in time, this watch will be altered into more time-definitive and location-specific segments. Please stay aware of changes to the forecast in the coming days. ... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon ... The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Storm Watch ... Which is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon. * Snow amounts ... 6 to 10 inches in lower elevations with 1 to 2 feet in the mountains ... Except around a foot in northern Malheur county. * Snow levels Valley floors through much of the storm ... Except in the southern two-thirds of Harney county ... Where snow levels will generally be 5000 to 6000 feet Wednesday ... Falling to 4000 feet Thursday. * Winds Generally southeast 5 to 15 MPH. * Timing Snow will begin Tuesday night and then end taper off rapidly as it ends from west to east Thursday afternoon. * Impacts Travel due to snow-covered roads. Elevations above 4000 feet may see blowing snow at times ... Especially on ridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow ... Sleet ... Or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

Road Conditions by Route

I-84 MP 193 to 216

PENDLETON; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 7 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:46 pm

I-84 MP 216 to 226

CABBAGE HILL EB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 10 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:46 pm

I-84 MP 226 to 216

CABBAGE HILL WB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 10 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:46 pm

I-84 MP 226 to 264

MEACHAM EB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 11 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 45 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:47 pm

I-84 MP 249

Unconfirmed; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane
Comments: An unconfirmed report of a disabled vehicle, creating a hazard, has been received, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 11:10 pm

I-84 MP 256.4

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 256.42 Upper Perry Interchange crossing over I-84 (Perry) Upper Perry Interchange crossing over I-84 is restricted to the following weights: 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs. GVW, Weight Table 2 for divisible loads; 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle - 98,000 lbs. GVW., Weight Table 3 for non-divisible loads.
Updated: 01/16/2017 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 264 to 226

MEACHAM WB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 11 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 45 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:47 pm

I-84 MP 266 to 281

LADD CANYON EB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 8 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments: high winds, blowing and drifting snow
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:01 pm

I-84 MP 269

REST AREA
Informational only
Comments: The rest area is closed to passenger vehicles at this time due to winter conditions and snow drifts. Truck parking area still available to trucks.
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:32 pm

I-84 MP 281 to 266

LADD CANYON WB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 8 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments: high winds, blowing and drifting snow
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:00 pm

I-84 MP 285 to 299.9

BAKER VALLEY; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: -9 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 19 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 10:08 pm

I-84 MP 300 to 328

PLEASANT VALLEY EB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -2 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 10:08 pm

I-84 MP 328 to 300

PLEASANT VALLEY WB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -2 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 10:08 pm

ORE11 MP 0 to 35.32

PENDLETON - MILTON FREEWATER; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 7 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:46 pm

ORE82 MP 33

MINAM SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 3 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 28 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:00 pm

ORE86 MP 40.64

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR86 MP 40.64 (Eagle Creek Bridge - Richland) Effective October 20, 2016, all single-trip permit holders over continuous trip permit weights must stop all traffic, straddle centerline, and be the only vehicle on bridge when crossing.
Updated: 01/16/2017 7:00 pm

ORE86 MP 47.24

HALFWAY HILL; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 2 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 32 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:05 pm

ORE203 MP 3 to 4

Estimated delay of 20 minutes - 2 hours; Weather Impact
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Winter conditions are occurring, use caution. Highway between Union and Medical Springs has only one lane of travel due to snow drifts.
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:55 pm

ORE204 MP 10.8 to 36.66

TOLLGATE EB; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 11 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 80 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:59 pm

ORE204 MP 36.66 to 10.8

TOLLGATE WB; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 11 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 80 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:59 pm

ORE237 MP 19

Estimated delay of 20 minutes - 2 hours; Weather Impact
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Winter conditions are occurring, use caution. Highway from Union to North Powder has only one lane of travel due to snow drifts.
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:14 pm

ORE339 MP 2.76

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 2.76 (West Crockett Branch Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing West Crockett Branch Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 01/16/2017 7:00 pm

ORE339 MP 3.16

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 3.16 (East Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing East Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 01/16/2017 7:00 pm

ORE339 MP 3.31

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 3.31 (West Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing West Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 01/16/2017 7:00 pm

US395 MP 3 to 15

PENDLETON SOUTH; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 7 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:46 pm

US395 MP 35 to 42

BATTLE MT SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 15 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 25 in.
Comments: Areas of blowing and drifting snow.
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 9:20 pm

US395 MP 65 to 80

MEADOWBROOK SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 22 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 28 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 8:25 pm

US395 MP 90.8 to 97.18

LONG CREEK MT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 14 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 26 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2017 7:45 pm

US395 MP 93.2

REST AREA
Informational only
Comments: Carter Park Rest Area is closed for the season.
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 11:45 am

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