City of Medford Road Conditions

Alerts!

Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM Wind Advisory in effect from 2 AM to 5 PM PDT Friday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a wind advisory ... Which is in effect from 2 AM to 5 PM PDT Friday. * Winds Southwest 25 to 35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. * Timing Winds will increase late Thursday night and peak Friday morning. Winds will decrease late Friday afternoon. * Locations include Highway 31 between Summer Lake and Paisley. * Impacts Strong crosswind will make driving difficult for high profile vehicles. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A wind advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM High Wind Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Watch ... Which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night. * Winds South 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. * Timing Winds will pick up late Thursday morning and peak Thursday afternoon before decreasing late Thursday night. * Locations include Southern Oregon coast from cape blanco to Brookings ... Including highway 101. * Impacts Gusty winds will make handling of vehicles more difficult, especially high profile vehicles. Loose items could be blown about. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A High Wind Watch means a hazardous high wind event is possible. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel may be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles. &&

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for wet snow which is in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday. * Snow accumulations ... 2 to 5 inches. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin around 5 PM, but the heaviest accumulations will occur between 11 PM and 11 AM before lightening. * Locations include Us highway 97 between Chemult and Chiloquin. * Impacts Heavy wet snow will make travel difficult for vehicles. Be prepared for snow covered roads. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... * Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See weather Gov/Medford/cams for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties if you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. &&

South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for heavy, wet snow which is in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday. * Snow accumulations ... 6 to 9 inches. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin around 5 PM, but the heaviest accumulations will occur between 11 PM and 11 AM before lightening. * Locations include Crater Lake rim ... Highway 62 ... Highway 232. * Impacts Heavy wet snow will make travel difficult for vehicles. Be prepared for snow covered roads. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... * Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See weather Gov/Medford/cams for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties if you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. &&

Road Conditions by Route

ORE62 MP .7 to 5.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder (Eastbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Expect night lane closures, 7 PM to 7 AM, near Corey and Agate roads, for Avista utility work. Watch for signs and use caution. Agate Road at Hwy 62 is permanently closed. Traffic that normally uses the intersection will need to use Ore 62 and Leigh Way, near Coastal Farm Supply to access Agate Rd. Expect night work with single lane closures on Hwy 62 near Corey Rd, for pipe installation. Corey Road access to Hwy 62 will be closed during the installation. There are changes to access into local businesses, along with traffic pattern shifts. During the day workers and equipment will be working off the roadway. All lanes will be open on Hwy 62 between 6 AM and 7 PM, Mon-Thur, and 6 AM to 10 PM Friday-Sunday. The Medco Haul Rd is closed to all traffic , including bicyclist and pedestrians.
Updated: 03/21/2017 1:32 pm

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