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Weather Alert

Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.

Winter Storm Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 09:21:00 AM A storm with a significant amount of moisture will bring moderate to heavy mountain snow to the Cascades, mountains in western Siskiyou county, and possibly portions of the east side Saturday night into at least Monday morning. What Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches with local amounts up to 24 inches. Lesser amounts are expected in southern Klamath county. Winds could gust as high as 50 MPH in exposed areas. Where Highway 97 and 31, including the cities of Chemult and Crescent. When From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Monday. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities could be reduced by blowing snow in more exposed areas where winds are gusty. View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. The safest place during a winter storm is indoors A winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property Take protective action now.

Weather Alert

Lane Co. Cascades

Winter Storm Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 06:54:00 AM What Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet tonight through early Monday. Additional snow accumulations of 18 to 36 inches expected tonight through Monday morning. Where Cascades in Lane county, mainly above 2500 feet. When Snow early this morning will become lighter by mid morning. Snow increasing again later this afternoon, becoming heavy tonight and continuing through early Monday. Additional details Travel conditions will be difficult in the Cascades through at least Monday morning, though a brief lull in the snow is expected today. Snow will increase tonight and Sunday, with very heavy snowfall rates possibly causing white- out conditions at times through Monday morning. Higher elevation roads such as highway 58 across Willamette Pass may become impassable. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel, and be prepared for long delays. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Alert

Portland Metro, North Coast, Central Willamette Valley, Northwest Coast Range, WA-Vancouver Area

Winter Storm Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 06:54:00 AM What Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible, with 3 to 8 inches of snow possible near the coast range. It is also possible some locations along the coast and in the Willamette Valley may receive accumulations of less than 2 inches. Where Greater Portland and Vancouver metro area, central Willamette Valley including Salem, north Oregon coast and coast range. When Most likely period of snow will be Monday morning. Snow is expected to change to rain by Monday evening, though a few pockets of freezing rain will be possible near the Columbia gorge and in some coast range valleys. Additional details Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute. Impacts appear less likely for the Monday evening commute at this time. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel Monday, and be prepared for long delays. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

Weather Alert

North Cascade Foothills, North Cascades

Winter Storm Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 06:54:00 AM Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through late Monday night ... What Heavy snow expected, especially above 1500 to 2000 feet. Snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected tonight through Sunday, though accumulations will be less below 2000 feet. Another round of heavy snow is possible Sunday night through Monday night, with another 12 to 24 inches of snow possible. Where Northern Oregon Cascade foothills and northern Oregon Cascades, primarily above 1500 feet in elevation. When Heaviest periods of snow appear to be late tonight through Sunday morning, then again late Sunday night through Monday. Additional details Travel through the Cascades will become very difficult tonight through Monday night, if not impossible at times. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel, and be prepared for long delays. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Alert

WA-Lower Columbia & I-5 Cowlitz Co., Lower Columbia

Winter Storm Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 06:54:00 AM What Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of up to 6 inches possible, most likely Kelso/Longview southward. Where Lower Columbia and i-5 corridor in Cowlitz county. When Mainly Monday. Additional details Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute. Impacts appear less likely for the Monday evening commute at this time. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel Monday, and be prepared for long delays. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

Weather Alert

North Cascade Foothills, North Cascades

Winter Storm Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 06:54:00 AM Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through late Monday night ... What Heavy snow expected, especially above 1500 to 2000 feet. Snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected tonight through Sunday, though accumulations will be less below 2000 feet. Another round of heavy snow is possible Sunday night through Monday night, with another 12 to 24 inches of snow possible. Where Northern Oregon Cascade foothills and northern Oregon Cascades, primarily above 1500 feet in elevation. When Heaviest periods of snow appear to be late tonight through Sunday morning, then again late Sunday night through Monday. Additional details Travel through the Cascades will become very difficult tonight through Monday night, if not impossible at times. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel, and be prepared for long delays. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Alert

John Day Basin, Ochoco-John Day Highlands

Winter Storm Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 04:47:00 AM A prolonged snow event is expected to impact much of the region beginning tonight through early Wednesday morning. An upper level low will set up off the Washington coast. Abundant moisture streaming over a nearly stationary surface Boundary will support significant storm total snow accumulations. Accumulations may be tempered by marginal afternoon surface temperatures and only light continuous snow, particularly for the Columbia basin, blue mountain foothills and the Yakima and Kittitas valleys. What Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 14 inches possible. Where Ochoco-John Day highlands and John Day basin. When From 4 PM PST this afternoon through late Tuesday night. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

Weather Alert

Grand Ronde Valley

Winter Storm Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 04:47:00 AM A prolonged snow event is expected to impact much of the region beginning tonight through early Wednesday morning. An upper level low will set up off the Washington coast. Abundant moisture streaming over a nearly stationary surface Boundary will support significant storm total snow accumulations. Accumulations may be tempered by marginal afternoon surface temperatures and only light continuous snow, particularly for the Columbia basin, blue mountain foothills and the Yakima and Kittitas valleys. What Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible. Where Grande Ronde Valley. When From this evening through late Tuesday night. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

Weather Alert

North Blue Mnts, WA-Northwest Blue Mnts

Winter Storm Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 04:47:00 AM A prolonged snow event is expected to impact much of the region beginning tonight through early Wednesday morning. An upper level low will set up off the Washington coast. Abundant moisture streaming over a nearly stationary surface Boundary will support significant storm total snow accumulations. Accumulations may be tempered by marginal afternoon surface temperatures and only light continuous snow, particularly for the Columbia basin, blue mountain foothills and the Yakima and Kittitas valleys. What Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches. Where In Washington, northwest Blue Mountains. In Oregon, northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. When Until 4 AM PST Wednesday. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Alert

Wallowa Co.

Winter Storm Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 04:47:00 AM A prolonged snow event is expected to impact much of the region beginning tonight through early Wednesday morning. An upper level low will set up off the Washington coast. Abundant moisture streaming over a nearly stationary surface Boundary will support significant storm total snow accumulations. Accumulations may be tempered by marginal afternoon surface temperatures and only light continuous snow, particularly for the Columbia basin, blue mountain foothills and the Yakima and Kittitas valleys. What Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected. Where Wallowa county. When From 10 PM this evening to 4 AM PST Wednesday. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

US20: MP 63.52

Crash/Hazard
Unconfirmed
Comments
An unconfirmed report of animals on the roadway has been received. Use caution.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 1:32 PM

US20: MP 99.94

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US20 MP 99.94 EB & WB (Sisters) Effective November 28, 2017, this section of US20 is restricted to 14 feet 00 inches in width and/or 154 feet overall length. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed provided the base width does not exceed 14 feet 00 inches in width. Loads wider than 14 feet and/or 154 feet overall length may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Over-Dimension Permit Unit for information.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

US26: MP 91.12 to 103.09

Construction Work
Estimated delay under 20 minutes
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Flaggers will be controlling traffic during construction operations. Expect delays up to 20 minutes. This project includes rock fall mitigation and the installation of drainage, guardrail, pavement markings, and permanent signing.
Last Updated
2/18/2019 6:01 PM

US26: MP 115.58

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US26 MP 115.58 (North Unit Canal Bridge - Madras) Effective February 5, 2019, US26 crossing North Unit Canal Bridge at MP 115.58 is restricted to the following weights: 30 tons for SU5 vehicles (5 axle single-unit trucks); 33 tons for SU6 vehicles (6 axle single-unit trucks); 36 tons for SU7 (7 axle single-unit trucks).
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

US395: MP 92.97

Information
Informational only
Rest Area
Comments
The Carter Rest Area is closed for the season.
Last Updated
12/06/2018 6:12 AM

US97: MP 74.9 to 75.18

Construction Work
Estimated delay under 20 minutes
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal in the construction zone. Flaggers may occasionally control traffic, expect minor delays. This project includes bridge upgrades and structure replacement on Highway 97 over Trout Creek.
Last Updated
2/18/2019 6:03 PM

US97: MP 75.04 to 74.26

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US97 NB & SB MP 74.09 to MP 75.18 (Madras) Effective October 22, 2018, this section of US97 northbound and southbound will be restricted to 17 feet 00 inches in width.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE126: MP 15.84

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR126 EB & WB MP 15.84 (Prineville) Effective June 21, 2018, this section of OR126 eastbound and westbound will be restricted to 14 feet 00 inches in width and 135 feet 00 inches in overall length. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed provided the base width does not exceed 14 feet 00 inches in width. Loads wider than 14 feet or 135 feet in overall length may be accommodated on a case by case basis. Contact the OD Permit Unit for information.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE242: MP 61.91 to 83.7

Information
Seasonal Closure
Lanes Affected
(Westbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder (Eastbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments
Old McKenzie Highway 242 is closed for the season from Milepost 61.91-83.7. Use an alternate route.
Last Updated
11/07/2018 10:38 PM

ORE27: MP 1.9

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR27 MP 1.90 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 1.90 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE27: MP 2.88

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR27 MP 2.88 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 2.88 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE27: MP 4.62

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR27 MP 4.62 (Irrigation Ditch - Prineville) OR27 crossing Irrigation Ditch at MP 4.62 is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE27: MP 27.23

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR27 MP 27.23 (Bear Creek Bridge - south of Prineville) OR27 crossing Bear Creek Bridge is restricted to 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs GVW, Weight Table 2.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

HWY372: MP 21.72

Crash/Hazard
No to Minimum Delay
Comments
A vehicle fire has occurred causing no to minimum delays. Use caution.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 12:54 PM

HWY372: MP 21.9

Information
Seasonal Closure
Comments
The snow gate at Mt. Bachelor on the Cascade Lakes Highway is closed for the season.
Last Updated
12/05/2018 5:37 PM