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Weather Alert

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast

High Wind Warning

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 01:18:00 PM Low pressure moving into the central Oregon coast may bring strong southerly winds to portions of the forecast area late Sunday night into Monday. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning ... Which is in effect from 4 AM Sunday to 10 AM PST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. Winds South 30 to 40 MPH with gusts in excess of 60 MPH. Timing Late Sunday night through Monday morning. Locations include Portions of the southern Oregon coast south of Bandon including Gold Beach, cape blanco, headlands and exposed areas along highway 101. Impacts Driving may become difficult to even hazardous along and near the coast on and near highway 101, especially along elevated and exposed portions. Strong winds combined with heavy rainfall could result in downed trees and Power outages. View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard 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. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.

Weather Alert

Baker Co.

Winter Weather Advisory

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 01:17:00 PM A long duration winter storm will bring heavy snow to the mountains of southwest Idaho through at least Tuesday. Sites above 4500 feet will see 1 to 2 feet of snow with locally higher amounts along west-facing slopes. Gusty winds will accompany the snowfall resulting in blowing and drifting snow. Light snow accumulations are possible in the snake plain through Sunday morning, with a changeover to rain by Sunday afternoon. Sheltered low-elevation valleys in Baker county and the weiser river basin could hold onto snow into Monday with light to moderate accumulations expected. What Snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations 2 to 5 inches in lower valleys to include Baker city and cambridge, with 6 to 12 inches in higher elevation valleys and mountain sites to include Sumpter and council. Where In Oregon, Baker county zone. In Idaho, upper weiser river zone. When Until 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ Monday. Additional details Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Alert

South Central Coast

Flood Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 10:52:00 AM Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... South fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... . Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through Sunday allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area. Snow levels will rise through the period allowing lower elevation snowmelt to contribute to runoff. The Flood Watch continues for the Coquille river at Coquille From Monday evening to Friday afternoon at 10:30 AM Saturday the stage was 11.0 feet. Moderate flooding is possible flood stage is 21.0 feet. Forecast Flood stage may be reached by Monday evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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.

Weather Alert

Siskiyous & South Cascades, South Central Cascades

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. Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet in the crater and Diamond Lake areas with local amounts of 4 feet in the highest elevations. 10 to 20 inches near Lake of the woods and Mount Ashland ski area. Winds could gust as high as 50 MPH in exposed areas which would create near-blizzard conditions at times. This warning does not affect interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit where lighter snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. Where The southern Oregon Cascades, and portions of the siskiyous. This includes highway 58, highway 62, highway 138, highway 230, highway 140, and at Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. This also includes the Mt. Ashland ski road. When From 4 PM Saturday to 10 AM PST Monday. Additional details Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Strong winds and large quantities of snow could cause tree damage. Areas of strong winds with heavy snow will cause near blizzard-like white-out conditions. View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... Plan to travel before the winter storm hits or just stay home 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

Douglas Co. East Foothills

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 24 inches with local amounts up to 30 inches. Winds could gust as high as 40 MPH in exposed locations. Where Rural, higher elevations of the eastern Douglas county foothills above 3000 feet. When From 4 PM Saturday to 10 AM PST Monday. Additional details Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Visibilities will be lower by blowing snow in exposed areas where winds are strong. 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

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

South Central Coast, Douglas Co. East Foothills, Siskiyous & South Cascades, Central Douglas County, Curry Co. Coast, East Curry Co. & Josephine Co., South Central Cascades, Jackson Co.

Flood Watch

NOAA Issue Date: 2/23/2019 04:35:00 AM Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding expected. The Flood Watch continues for Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon, including the following areas, in south central Oregon, Siskiyou mountains and southern Oregon Cascades and south central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon, central Douglas county, Curry county coast, eastern Curry county and Josephine county, eastern Douglas county foothills, Jackson county, and south central Oregon coast. From late tonight through late Monday night rainfall amounts from Saturday through Monday of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with higher totals of up to 7 inches in Curry county, and lower totals of around 1.3 inches in central Jackson county. The deer creek at Roseburg and the little Butte creek at Eagle Point are two locations to watch in particular Six hour rainfall rates at times Sunday and Monday indicate possible debris flow and reports of log jams in the taylor creek burn scar may contribute to forest road damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. 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 at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides.

I-5: NB MP 10 to 12.5

Construction Work
Informational only
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:15 AM

I-5: NB MP 48 to 55

Construction Work
Informational only
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. For next three weeks expect shoulder closure northbound between Rogue River and south Grants Pass exits as contractor replaces original right-of-way fencing.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:27 AM

I-5: MP 104.85

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
I-5 MP 104.85 Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 (near Riddle) Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 is restricted to the following weights: 20,000 single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle - 80,000 lbs. GVW. Weight Table 1.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

I-5: MP 113.25 to 117.74

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
I-5 NB MP 112.64 to MP 117.74 (Roseburg) Effective March 1, 2019, this section of I-5 northbound will be restricted to 14 feet 00 inches in width Sunday through Thursday nights between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Loads wider than 14 feet 00 inches in width 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

I-5: MP 117.74 to 112.66

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
I-5 SB MP 117.74 to MP 112.64 (Roseburg) Effective February 28, 2019, this section of I-5 southbound will be restricted to 14 feet 00 inches in width Sunday through Thursday nights between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Loads wider than 14 feet 00 inches in width 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

I-5: SB MP 118 to 113

Construction Work
Informational only
Lanes Affected
(Southbound) , Shoulder (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. This project will pave five miles of I-5 and build climbing lanes on the northbound and southbound approach to Roberts Mountain. Construction will start in February 2019 and continue until summer 2021. Throughout February, I-5 motorists should watch for shoulder closures as workers install work zone construction signs, mobilize equipment and remove trees and brush.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:13 AM

US101: MP 295 to 300

Construction Work
Estimated delay under 20 minutes
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Road construction is occurring. Use caution. This project will pave five miles of U.S. 101 and repair four bridges between the Sixes area and the north end of Port Orford. The speed limit has been reduced to 40 mph at milepost 295, the one-mile section of highway between Crystal Creek and Sixes River. Watch for intermittent weekday lane closures and brief delays throughout the project area as the contractor continues with bridge work. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed. Elsewhere in the work zone, watch for intermittent lane and shoulder closures due to tree and brush clearing work.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:12 AM

US101: MP 311.4

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US101 MP 311.40 (Reinhart Creek Bridge - south of Port Orford) Effective March 1, 2017, US101 crossing the Reinhart Creek Bridge is restricted to 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. Non-divisible loads exceeding these weights may cross the bridge if they stop oncoming traffic and straddle the centerline. Certified flaggers are required to stop oncoming traffic. Effective May 5, 2017, during construction, on-site certified flaggers may be provided to the carrier at no cost on a case-by-case basis during construction hours. Contact the Over-Dimension Permit Unit for information.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

US101: MP 326.47

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US101 MP 326.47 (Connector Road Bridge - Gold Beach) Effective January 14, 2019, US101 crossing Connector Road Bridge at MP 326.47 is restricted to the following weights: 28 tons for SU5 vehicles (5 axle single-unit trucks); 29 tons for SU6 vehicles (6 axle single-unit trucks); 32 tons for SU7 vehicles (7 axle single-unit trucks).
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

US101: MP 343.7

Information
No to Minimum Delay
Comments
Sunken pavement is causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated
12/28/2018 1:03 PM

US101: MP 347.78

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
US101 MP 347.78 NB & SB (north of Brookings) Effective July 31, 2017, this section of US101 will be restricted to 16 feet 00 in. in width.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

US101: MP 348

Construction Work
Estimated delay under 20 minutes
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Traffic is reduced to a single lane, and controlled with a temporary traffic signal. Expect delays and use caution. The bridge is limited to a single lane of traffic until summer 2019. A temporary signal is in place to provide traffic control. Expect brief delays.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:12 AM

US97: MP 240.55 to 257.77

Construction Work
Informational only
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. No work expected.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:18 AM

US97: MP 265.65 to 280.51

Construction Work
Informational only
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. No work expected.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:18 AM

ORE140: MP 7.75

Construction Work
Informational only
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. Watch for traffic control barrier on Little Butte Creek Bridge near Brownsboro. Two-lane traffic will be maintained through the OR 140 work zone. This project upgrades the bridge and culvert rails for safety. In addition, the Little Butte Creek Bridge will receive a deck overlay. Work on the Oregon 238 bridge rail expected in early February.
Last Updated
2/10/2019 11:23 PM

ORE234: MP 0.04

Commercial Vehicle Information
Informational only
Details
OR234 MP 0.04 (Rogue River Bridge - west of Gold Hill) OR234 crossing Rogue River Bridge west of Gold Hill is restricted to 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.
Last Updated
2/23/2019 10:00 AM

ORE62: MP 0.7 to 5.7

Construction Work
Estimated delay under 20 minutes
Lanes Affected
(Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Road construction is occurring. Use caution. Monday and possibly Tuesday night, expect single lane traffic eastbound at the cantilever sign for bracket installation. This is rescheduled from last week. Contractor is working on various end-of-project items, such as signs, guardrail, fence, gate and signal/electrical work. Awaiting weather window for final striping on second phase.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:15 AM

ORE99: SB MP -0.19 to -0.09

Construction Work
Informational only
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) , Shoulder (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments
Road construction is or will be occurring. Use caution. No impacts to traffic but for next three weeks expect shoulder closure northbound between Rogue River and south Grants Pass exits as contractor replaces original right-of-way fencing.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:17 AM

ORE99: SB MP 2 to 2.74

Construction Work
No to Minimum Delay
Lanes Affected
(Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments
Road construction is occurring causing no to minimum delays. Use caution. Expect single lane traffic on Oregon 99 through end of the year for project that builds new signal and highway connection across railroad tracks into Twin Creek development.
Last Updated
2/17/2019 1:16 AM