Southwest Oregon Road Conditions

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US101, Tillamook MP 65 - 66; Closure with Detour
High water has closed the road; a detour is in place., Southbound 101 traffic can use Latimer Rd. N to Wilson River Loop. Follow Wilson River Loop to Hwy 6 and then back to Hwy 101. Northbound traffic can detour onto Wilson River Hwy (Hwy 6) and go east to Wilson River Loop. Take Wilson River Loop north to Latimer Rd. and then back to Hwy 101.
Updated: 12/21/2014 03:44 am

Coos Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 03:06:00 AM The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille. * From this afternoon to Tuesday evening at 2:30 AM Sunday the stage was 17.8 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast beginning this afternoon with the river forecast to crest at 22.5 feet early Monday morning. * Impact At 21.0 feet ... The Coquille river is at flood stage. Expect flooding of farmland and low-lying areas throughout the flood plain along the Coquille river. * Impact At 22.0 feet ... Highway 42 south between Coquille and Bandon begins to flood in some spots. The county park along the river in the town of Coquille is completely flooded. * Impact At 23.0 feet ... Some farm buildings may be threatened and roads covered in low areas by rising water. Expect widespread flooding throughout the Coquille river floodplain. * Flood history This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.6 feet on dec 3 2012. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. Use alternate routes and stay away from riverbanks. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web page at www. Weather. Gov/Medford or listen to NOAA weather radio.

Douglas Co. East Foothills, South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:49:00 AM Heavy rainfall through today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... In south central Oregon ... South central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon ... Eastern Douglas county foothills. * Through this evening rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snow melt will cause rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including highways 62 ... 230 ... And 138. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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 a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. 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.

East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:49:00 AM Heavy rainfall through today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * Through this evening the heaviest rainfall and best potential for flooding is expected west of interstate 5 and highway 199. * Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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 a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. 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.

Central Douglas County; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:49:00 AM Heavy rainfall through today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Central Douglas county. * Through this evening heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Especially near the coastal mountains and into the Cascade foothills ... Including highway 38 ... Highway 138 and highway 42. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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 a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. 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.

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:49:00 AM Heavy rainfall through today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Curry county coast and south central Oregon coast. * Through this evening heavy rainfall is causing rapid rises on area streams ... Creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including us 101 ... Highway 42 ... And highway 38. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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 a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. 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.

Central Douglas County, Douglas Co. East Foothills; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:10:00 AM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... South Umpqua river at Tiller affecting Douglas county ... . Heavy rain over the past 24 hours and additional rainfall expected into Sunday is causing the south Umpqua at Tiller to rise rapidly. Forecasts indicate the river could slightly exceed flood this afternoon through late tonight. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood Watch for the South Umpqua river at Tiller from this afternoon to late tonight. * at 11:30 PM Saturday the stage was 12.1 feet. * Minor flooding is possible flood stage is 18.0 feet. * Forecast Flood stage may be reached by late this afternoon. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. Use alternate routes and stay away from riverbanks. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. People living along or planning activities near rivers and small streams in the watch area should continue to Monitor the development of this weather situation. Be prepared to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web page at www. Weather. Gov/Medford or listen to NOAA weather radio.

Coos Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:10:00 AM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood warning for small streams in Eastern Coos county in southwestern Oregon ... * Until 900 am PST Sunday * at 1205 AM PST ... A trained weather spotter reported flooding near Sitkum at the junction of the east fork of the Coquille river and brummit creek. 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen in the area in the past 24 hours and additional rainfall is expected through Sunday morning. * Some locations that will experience flooding include Powers and Sitkum. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the road. When encountering flooded roads make the smart choice ... Turn around ... Dont drown. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams ... As well as farm and country roads. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177; Closure
The highway is closed at this location for an unknown amount of time. Please find an alternate route.
Updated: 12/20/2014 4:02 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 0 to 4.3

SISKIYOU SUMMIT NB; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:02 am

I-5 MP 4.3 to 0

SISKIYOU SUMMIT SB; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:02 am

I-5 MP 12.29 to 12.95

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Watch for equipment on the NB shoulder, as work is being done in preparation for the new Rest Area. Installation of the Siskiyou Rest Area and Welcome Center is scheduled to begin next year.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:11 pm

I-5 MP 24

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: No traffic impacts on I-5 this week. Work continues on the frontage roads, and bridges in the interchange area. Watch for workers and equipment. This is the Fern Valley interchange project. There are directional signs on the frontage road and intersections. Utility crews are working in the area, use caution.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:08 pm

I-5 MP 33

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Work is on the shoulder to install a road and weather information station.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:21 pm

I-5 MP 69.08

SEXTON MT PASS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 53 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am

I-5 MP 87 to 100.95

CANYON CREEK PASS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 45 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/20/2014 8:33 pm

I-5 MP 90.1

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) Median , 1 Lane (Northbound) Median , 1 Lane
Comments: Road construction is occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution. Intermittent lane and shoulder closures for median work. This is to install a camera and weather station.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:40 pm

I-5 MP 104.85

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/20/2014 7:00 pm

ORE42 MP 38.2 to 45.9

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Intermittent traffic control with flaggers.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:26 pm

ORE42 MP 48 to 62

CAMAS MTN; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:02 am

ORE62 MP 1.58

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Intermittent traffic control with flaggers, Sunday through Thursday nights, 9PM to 6 AM. This is for utility work. Use caution, watch for workers and advance warning signs.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:10 pm

ORE62 MP 45.74

PROSPECT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 48 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am

ORE62 MP 56

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) , Shoulder (Eastbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Shoulder work for installation of a road and weather station, watch for workers.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:22 pm

ORE62 MP 65.45

UPPER CRATER LAKE BDRY; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 5 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am

ORE66 MP 15.65

GREEN SPRINGS SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 40 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 7 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:02 am

ORE99 MP 1

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder (Eastbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring, use caution. Intermittent traffic control with flaggers. All work is weather permitting.
Updated: 12/13/2014 2:09 pm

ORE138 MP 86.01

E DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 28 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am

ORE140 MP 36.96

LK OF THE WOODS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 37 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 3 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/20/2014 8:30 pm

ORE140 MP 53.71

DOAK MT SUMMIT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 47 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 1 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:04 am

ORE230 MP 0 to 23.8

W DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 38 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 14 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am

ORE234 MP .04

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
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.
Updated: 12/20/2014 7:00 pm

ORE238 MP 13.79 to 38.75

JACKSONVILLE HIGHWAY; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 52 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 02:45 am

ORE273 MP 7.5

MT ASHLAND SKI ROAD; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Slush, Snow Pack Breaking Up
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 40 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 18 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:02 am

US97 MP 227 to 226

Informational only; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane
Comments: There is a pothole in the lane of travel. Use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 12:32 am

US97 MP 236.66 to 253.9

CHILOQUIN; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: Trace
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 02:39 am

US97 MP 242.3

Informational only; Crash/Hazard
Comments: A crash has occurred, use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 12:01 am

US97 MP 253.9 to 280.16

KLAMATH FALLS; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 49 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:04 am

US97 MP 291.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Weather Impact
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: High wind warning, use caution. High profile vehicles are not recommended on Highway 97 from the Oregon border to Weed.
Last Updated: 12/20/2014 5:48 pm

US101 MP 292.5

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: The road surface has collapsed causing no to minimum delays, use caution. The southbound shoulder is closed.
Last Updated: 12/11/2014 08:10 am

US101 MP 307 to 308

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Comments: High water, use caution.
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 12:47 am

US199 MP 16.1

HAYES HILL SMT; Road/Weather Report
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 53 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/21/2014 04:03 am