Central Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 08:59:00 AM High Wind Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night ... * Winds Southwest winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. * Timing Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night. * Locations include Highway 31 between Paisley and summer Lake ... Highway 299 near cedar pass ... Highway 140 east of Lakeview and the higher terrain of the Fremont winema forest near and west of Summer Lake as well as the warner mountains. * Impacts Potentially hazardous driving conditions are expected ... Especially for lightweight and high-profile vehicles. Increased risk for downed trees and Power lines. Disruption of outdoor activities. Unsecured objects may be lost or damaged. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/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.

Baker Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 07:24:00 AM Winter Weather Advisory for snow ... . A Pacific weather system will bring light to moderate amounts of snow Thursday through Thursday evening in the valleys and Thursday through Friday night in the mountains ... With heavier amounts possible at highest elevations. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 AM MST /10 AM PST/ Thursday to 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ Saturday ... * Snow amounts ... 5 to 10 inches except up to 15 inches possible above 7000 feet ... * Snow levels Mainly above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin Thursday morning and continue through Friday night. * Impacts Snow accumulation on roads will make driving difficult and treacherous ... Especially during the Thursday afternoon commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving. Travel in the mountains and backcountry is not recommended without proper equipment and adequate provisions. Remember that cell phone communication is limited by terrain.

Harney Co., Malheur Co., Lower Treasure Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 07:24:00 AM Winter Weather Advisory for snow ... . A Pacific weather system will bring light to moderate amounts of snow Thursday through Thursday evening in the valleys and Thursday through Friday night in the mountains ... With heavier amounts possible at highest elevations. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 AM MST /10 AM PST/ to 10 PM MST /9 PM PST/ Thursday ... * Snow amounts ... 1 to 3 inches in the valleys and 5 to 10 inches in the mountains ... Except up to 15 inches possible above 7000 feet. * Snow levels All elevations * Timing Snow will begin Thursday morning and taper off Thursday evening in the valleys ... But continue through Friday night in the mountains. * Impacts Snow accumulation on roads will make driving difficult and treacherous ... Especially during the Thursday afternoon commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving. Travel in the mountains and backcountry is not recommended without proper equipment and adequate provisions. Remember that cell phone communication is limited by terrain.

Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 03:55:00 AM Freezing rain and sleet possible this evening into Thursday ... . Some of the coldest air of the season will still be in place as a warm front passes over the region this evening into Thursday morning. The front is expected to produce light to moderate precipitation and a narrow belt of warmer temperatures above the still freezing surface. Periods of freezing rain and sleet are possible as snow transitions to rain over southwestern Oregon and northern California. ... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through Thursday afternoon ... * Ice accumulations A trace to 0.05 inches. * Timing The chance for freezing rain and sleet begins tonight and persists through Thursday afternoon. Ice should only occur for an hour or two during that time ... But may last longer in some locations. * Locations include Klamath Falls ... Tulelake ... Fort rock ... Chiloquin ... Chemult ... Silver Lake ... Including highway 97 between macdoel and Crescent ... Highway 31 north of Summer Lake ... And highways 31 and 395 near Lake abert. * Impacts Even a small amount of freezing rain and sleet can produce extremely dangerous conditions on roads and walking surfaces. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Stock emergency kit with tire chains Flashlight ... Batteries ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... And medications. * Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm a Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for sleet or ice accumulations that may create dangerous travel.

Road Conditions by Route

HWY372 MP 21.38

MT BACHELOR; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -4 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 2 in.; Roadside Snow: 5 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 06:39 am

HWY372 MP 21.98

Seasonal Closure; Information
Lanes Affected: (Eastbound) 2 Lanes (Westbound) 2 Lanes
Comments: Cascade Lakes Highway is closed for the winter south of Mt. Bachelor
Last Updated: 11/17/2016 1:49 pm

ORE22 MP 68 to 73

MARION FORKS; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
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: 9 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:59 am

ORE22 MP 73 to 81.81

SANTIAM JCT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 19 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 20 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:56 am

ORE27 MP 1.9

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 2.88

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 4.62

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE27 MP 27.23

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE58 MP 70 to 86.45

WILLAMETTE PASS EAST; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -2 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 2 in.; Roadside Snow: 2 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:56 am

ORE138 MP 86

Informational only; Weather Impact
Comments: The North Entrance to Crater Lake National Park is closed for the winter Season. Access to the Park is at the South entrance off Highway 62.
Last Updated: 12/05/2016 08:21 am

ORE242 MP 61.91 to 83.7

Seasonal Closure; Information
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , All Lanes , Shoulder (Eastbound) Median , All Lanes , Shoulder
Comments: Old McKenzie Highway 242, will be closed for the season on 11-15-2016.
Last Updated: 11/17/2016 09:59 am

ORE380 MP .11

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR380 MP 0.08 to MP 0.15 EB & WB (Prineville) Effective July 25, 2016, this section of OR380 will be restricted to 10 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is December 31, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE380 MP .8 to .15

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Comments: Work continues on the Ochoco Creek Bridge. No delays are expected.
Updated: 12/05/2016 01:28 am

US20 MP 71.59 to 89.2

SANTIAM PASS SMT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 12 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 45 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:57 am

US20 MP 89.2 to 112

SISTERS; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 10 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: 3 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:52 am

US20 MP 131.44 to 131.92

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US20/US395 MP 131.44 to MP 131.92 EB & WB (Burns) Effective December 10, 2016, this section of US20/US395 will be closed between the hours of 5 PM & 7 PM for one day only.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US20 MP 132.51

BURNS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 5 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 06:43 am

US26 MP 50.3 to 53

OCHOCO SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 12 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:56 am

US26 MP 99 to 103

WARM SPRINGS GRADE; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 22 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 1 in.; Roadside Snow: 1 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:52 am

US26 MP 161.88 to 162.36

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 161.88 to MP 162.36 EB & WB (John Day) Effective December 10, 2016, this section of US26 will be closed between the hours of 6 PM & 7 PM for one day only.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US97 MP 68.66

COW CANYON; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 22 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: Trace
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:52 am

US97 MP 130 to 145.48

BEND; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 22 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 2 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:54 am

US97 MP 141.86 to 149.22

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 12/05/2016 01:27 am

US97 MP 145.48 to 172.19

SOUTH OF BEND; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 22 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: Trace
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:54 am

US97 MP 164.91 to 166.26

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Comments: Contractors are continuing work on the railroad overpass. No lanes affected.
Updated: 12/05/2016 01:25 am

US97 MP 196.42 to 236.66

CHEMULT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 17 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 9 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:55 am

US395 MP 10.3 to 18.27

CANYON MOUNTAIN; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
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: Trace; Roadside Snow: 5 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:58 am

US395 MP 50 to 52

No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 12/07/2016 07:29 am

US395 MP 53

DEVINE SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -13 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 3 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 06:44 am

US395 MP 90.8 to 97.18

LONG CREEK MT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: -3 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 10 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 09:59 am

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