City of La Grande Road Conditions

Alerts!

Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Blue Mnts Foothills; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 10/25/2014 07:44:00 PM Very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest tonight through Sunday ... . A strong low pressure system has moved into western Washington and will swing northeast into british Columbia tonight. This system will cause very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest. These conditions will occur in central and north central Oregon ... The simcoe highlands the Wallowa Valley and across the Columbia basin and the blue mountain foothills tonight and Sunday. ... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Sunday ... A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Sunday. * Timing: winds have increased rapidly with a frontal passage this evening ... Especially along the blue mountain foothills. Persistent strong winds will continue from late tonight through at least Sunday morning. * Winds: southwest to west 25 to 35 MPH with gusts of 45 to 50 MPH. * Impacts: driving will become difficult especially for high profile vehicles on area roadways. In addition these winds may cause loose objects to be picked up and blown some distance. Minor property damage may also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast between 30 and 39 MPH OR gusts ranging from 45 to 57 MPH. Winds of these magnitudes can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Minor property damage may also occur. For additional weather information ... Check our web site at www. Weather. Gov/Pendleton.

Wallowa Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 10/25/2014 07:44:00 PM Very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest tonight through Sunday ... . A strong low pressure system has moved into western Washington and will swing northeast into british Columbia tonight. This system will cause very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest. These conditions will occur in central and north central Oregon ... The simcoe highlands the Wallowa Valley and across the Columbia basin and the blue mountain foothills tonight and Sunday. ... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening for Wallowa Valley ... A Wind Advisory for Wallowa Valley remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening. * Timing: winds will continue off and on through this evening. * Winds: south winds 15 to 30 MPH with gusts of 45 to 55 MPH ... Primarily in and near Joseph though other locations may see occasional strong gusts. * Impacts: driving will become difficult especially for high profile vehicles on area roadways. In addition these winds may cause loose objects to be picked up and blown some distance. Minor property damage may also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast between 30 and 39 MPH OR gusts ranging from 45 to 57 MPH. Winds of these magnitudes can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Minor property damage may also occur. For additional weather information ... Check our web site at www. Weather. Gov/Pendleton.

Grand Ronde Valley; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 10/25/2014 07:44:00 PM Very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest tonight through Sunday ... . A strong low pressure system has moved into western Washington and will swing northeast into british Columbia tonight. This system will cause very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest. These conditions will occur in central and north central Oregon ... The simcoe highlands the Wallowa Valley and across the Columbia basin and the blue mountain foothills tonight and Sunday. ... Wind Advisory will expire at 8 PM PDT this evening for ladd and pyles canyons ... The Wind Advisory for ladd and pyles canyons will expire at 8 PM PDT this evening. Winds have dropped off for the last few hours and are no longer at Wind Advisory levels.

I-5, 4 miles North of Cottage Grove MP 178; Closure
The rest area is closed at this time.
Issued: 10/25/2014 6:14 pm

US101, North Bend MP 234; Closure with Detour
McCullough Bridge will remain closed until late Sunday, weather permitting. Local traffic is detoured on East Bay Drive., Motor carriers are advised to use authorized alternate routes. Contact ODOTís Over Dimension Permit Unit, (503) 373-0000, for help determining authorized alternate routes. Repair and stabilization work on a construction project enclosure has been intermittently stopped due to high wind conditions. ODOT PIO Dan Latham, (541) 817-5200, is the media contact.
Updated: 10/25/2014 6:05 pm

I-5, 7 miles North of Albany MP 241; Closure
The rest area is closed at this time.
Issued: 10/25/2014 5:58 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-84 MP 259.171

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 WB ramp from US30 Exit 259 (La Grande) Effective March 31, 2014, the ramp from US30 to I-84 westbound at Exit 259 will be closed. Estimated date of completion is November 1, 2014.
Updated: 10/25/2014 7:00 pm