East Oregon Road Conditions

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I-84, 4 miles East of La Grande MP 265; Closure
The highway is closed due to freezing rain and black ice. Use alternate routes.
Issued: 01/17/2017 11:00 pm

Wallowa Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:28:00 PM A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Thursday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest through Thursday. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in freezing rain ... Sleet ... And higher elevation snow in many areas of south central and southeast Washington and central and northeast Oregon. ... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST Thursday ... * Locations Enterprise ... Joseph ... Wallowa. * Snow level Rising to 3500 feet. * Ice accumulations One quarter to one half inch. * Snow accumulations ... 5 to 10 inches. * Timing Precipitation will increase tonight ... With the heavier amounts Wednesday and Wednesday night. * Impacts Snow and ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds South 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

North Blue Mnts, South Blue Mnts, WA-Northwest Blue Mnts; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:28:00 PM A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Thursday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest through Thursday. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in freezing rain ... Sleet ... And higher elevation snow in many areas of south central and southeast Washington and central and northeast Oregon. ... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon PST Thursday ... * Locations Meacham ... Tollgate ... Long creek ... North powder ... Ukiah ... Ski bluewood resort. * Ice accumulations One quarter to one half inch. * Snow accumulations ... 6 to 12 inches. * Timing Precipitation will increase tonight ... With the heavier amounts Wednesday and Wednesday night. * Impacts Snow and ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds South 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH. * Snow level Increasing to 4000-5000 feet. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Grand Ronde Valley; Weather Alert
Blizzard Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:28:00 PM A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Thursday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest through Thursday. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in freezing rain ... Sleet ... And higher elevation snow in many areas of south central and southeast Washington and central and northeast Oregon. ... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until noon PST Thursday ... * Locations Cove ... Elgin ... La Grande. * Snow accumulations ... 2 to 5 inches. * Ice accumulations Up to a quarter of an inch. * Timing Precipitation will increase tonight ... With the heaviest amounts Wednesday. Strong winds will continue through Thursday. * Impacts Snow and blowing snow will make roadways very hazardous. Ice accumulations ... Plus the winds ... Can cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds South 30 to 40 MPH with gusts up to 60 MPH. * Visibilities One quarter mile or less at times. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions ... Making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel ... Have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded ... Stay with your vehicle.

John Day Basin; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:28:00 PM A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Thursday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest through Thursday. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in freezing rain ... Sleet ... And higher elevation snow in many areas of south central and southeast Washington and central and northeast Oregon. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 AM PST Thursday ... * Locations Dayville ... John day ... Mitchell ... Monument ... Spray. * Ice accumulations Local amounts of one tenth of an inch. * Snow accumulations Up to 1 inch. * Timing Precipitation will increase tonight ... With the heaviest amounts late tonight and early Wednesday. * Impacts Ice will make roadways hazardous. * Winds South 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow ... Sleet ... Or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving.

Ochoco-John Day Highlands; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 10:28:00 PM A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Thursday ... . A Pacific storm system will affect the interior northwest through Thursday. Warmer air riding over the residual arctic airmass will result in freezing rain ... Sleet ... And higher elevation snow in many areas of south central and southeast Washington and central and northeast Oregon. ... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 AM PST Thursday ... * Locations Brothers ... Paulina ... Prairie City ... Seneca. * Ice accumulations Up to one quarter of an inch. * Snow accumulations ... 5 to 10 inches. * Timing Precipitation will increase tonight ... With the heavier amounts Wednesday and Wednesday night. * Impacts Snow and ice will make roadways hazardous. Ice accumulations may cause downed tree limbs and Power lines. * Winds South 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH. * Snow level Increasing to 4500-5500 feet. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

ORE245, 1 mile South of Intersection with Whitney Highway ORE7 MP 36; Closure
The highway is closed. Use alternate routes.
Issued: 01/17/2017 10:14 pm

ORE245, 1 mile North of Intersection with John Day Highway US26 MP 1; Closure
The highway is closed. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 01/17/2017 10:15 pm

Curry Co. Coast, East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:38:00 PM Heavy rain expected tonight through late Wednesday night ... . A strong frontal system will move into the area tonight bringing periods of moderate to heavy rainfall through Wednesday night. Overall, rain amounts will be 3 to 6 inches with as much as 8 inches in the coast ranges. In some areas inland from the coast, snowmelt will combine to add inflows into area streams, creeks and rivers. Rainfall rates could be high enough to cause urban and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows. ... Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 PM PST this evening through late Wednesday night ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northern California and southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... In northern California ... Western Siskiyou county. In southwest Oregon ... Curry county coast and eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * From 10 pm PST this evening through late Wednesday night * Moderate to heavy rainfall will move into the area tonight and persist through Wednesday night Expect total rainfall of 3 to 6 inches with locally up to 8 inches in the coast ranges. Inland from the coast, snowmelt may also lead to higher inflows into area waterways. * Flood waters may flow across roads Inundate low spots ... And flow into buildings. Landslides and debris flows are likely in steep terrain and over Burns scars ... As well as slide prone areas such as highway 199 and portions of highway 101. 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 Coast, West Coast Range, Central Willamette Valley, South Willamette Valley, North Cascade Foothills, Lane Co. Cascade Foothills; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 08:05:00 PM Flooding possible tonight through Thursday for portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington ... . Periods of heavy rain ... Combined with melting snow ... Tonight through Wednesday night will cause rises on several rivers and creeks in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. The heaviest rain will fall along the coast and coast range in Oregon and in the Willapa hills and Cascade foothills in southwest Washington ... Where rainfall totals of 3 to 7 inches are expected. Any river flooding that occurs is expected to have only minor impacts. In addition to river flooding ... Urban flooding and roadway ponding is likely ... Especially in areas where snow and ice are blocking storm drains in the northern Willamette Valley and southwest Washington. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night for portions of northwest Oregon ... The Flood Watch continues for ... * A portion of northwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Cascade foothills in Lane county ... Coast range of west central Oregon ... Coast of west central Oregon ... Central Willamette Valley ... Northern Oregon Cascade foothills and south Willamette Valley. * Through late Wednesday night the onset of heavy rain tonight ... Combined with some snowmelt in the coast range and Cascades foothills ... Will cause rises on rivers and creeks draining the coast range ... And north Oregon Cascade foothills. * Rainfall amounts through Thursday ... 1 to 2 inches in the central and southern Willamette Valley ... 4 to 7 inches in the coast and coast range of west central Oregon ... And 2 to 4 inches in the Cascade foothills of north Oregon and Lane county. * Rivers of concern include But are not limited to ... The marys river in Benton county ... And the Luckiamute river in Polk and Benton counties. 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 ... Especially in and near steep slopes.

I-84, 7 miles East of Pendleton MP 216 - 374; Closure
The highway is closed to eastbound traffic due to extreme weather conditions. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 01/17/2017 11:28 pm

I-84, 3 miles West of Ontario MP 374 - 216; Closure
The highway is closed to westbound traffic due to extreme weather conditions. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 01/17/2017 11:19 pm

Baker Co., Malheur Co., Lower Treasure Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 06:58:00 PM Significant winter weather to return late tonight through Thursday ... . A Pacific storm will bring significant snow and ice to southeastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho late tonight through Thursday. The storm will also bring much warmer air and raise the snow level to 4000 to 5000 feet msl over portions of the area Wednesday and Wednesday night. Wind-sheltered valleys ... And part of the lower treasure Valley ... Will remain cold enough for freezing rain and up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation. Snow will change to rain at some lower elevations and ... Along with a little snowmelt ... Will result in more water and ice on the freezing cold ground. ... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ Wednesday to 11 AM MST /10 AM PST/ Thursday ... * Snow amounts ... 8 to 15 inches at lower elevations and 1 to 2 feet in the mountains. * Snow levels Valley floors through much of the storm ... Except rising to 4500 feet msl Wednesday night. Snow may change to rain or freezing rain in valleys for a few hours Wednesday night before becoming all snow again Thursday. * Winds Generally southeast 5 to 15 MPH. * Timing Snow will begin late Tuesday night and taper off from the west late Thursday morning. * Impacts Travel hazard due to snow-covered roads. Elevations above 5000 feet may have blowing snow. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means that significant amounts of snow will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel ... Keep an extra flashlight ... Food ... And water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Harney Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 06:58:00 PM Significant winter weather to return late tonight through Thursday ... . A Pacific storm will bring significant snow and ice to southeastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho late tonight through Thursday. The storm will also bring much warmer air and raise the snow level to 4000 to 5000 feet msl over portions of the area Wednesday and Wednesday night. Wind-sheltered valleys ... And part of the lower treasure Valley ... Will remain cold enough for freezing rain and up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation. Snow will change to rain at some lower elevations and ... Along with a little snowmelt ... Will result in more water and ice on the freezing cold ground. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Snow amounts ... 4 to 8 inches in the northern thirds of the counties. 1 to 4 inches in the southern two thirds. Areas of freezing rain. * Snow levels Valley floors tonight and Wednesday morning ... Rising to 5000 feet msl Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night ... Then lowering to the Valley floors Thursday. * Winds Generally east 5 to 15 MPH. * Timing Snow will begin tonight and taper off from the west Thursday. * Impacts Travel hazard due to snow and ice-covered roads. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow ... Sleet ... Or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving.

I-84, Hood River MP 64 - 17; Closure
The highway is closed in both directions between Hood River and Troutdale. Use alternate routes.
Issued: 01/17/2017 2:02 pm

I-84, Troutdale MP 17 - 64; Closure
The highway is closed in both directions between Troutdale and Hood River. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 01/17/2017 2:08 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-84 MP 285 to 299.9

BAKER VALLEY; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Severe Weather Alert - Freezing Rain
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 21 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 19 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:47 pm

I-84 MP 300 to 328

PLEASANT VALLEY EB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 16 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 12 in.
Comments: blowing and drifting snow
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:48 pm

I-84 MP 328 to 300

PLEASANT VALLEY WB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 16 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 12 in.
Comments: blowing and drifting snow
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:48 pm

I-84 MP 335.94

Informational only; Information
Comments: Drifting snow is causing delays in the rest area. Use caution.
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:16 pm

I-84 MP 347.85 to 328.1

BURNT RIVER CANYON; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 20 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 16 in.
Comments: blowing and drifting snow
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:48 pm

I-84 MP 352 to 367

THREE MILE HILL; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 5 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 15 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:05 pm

I-84 MP 357

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Eastbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: A disabled vehicle is creating a hazard causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 10:18 pm

I-84 MP 367 to 378

ONTARIO; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 5 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 15 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:05 pm

ORE7 MP 6.74

TIPTON SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 9 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:08 pm

ORE7 MP 25 to 36

SUMPTER; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 14 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 40 in.
Comments: areas of freezing rain
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:51 pm

ORE86 MP 40.64

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR86 MP 40.64 (Eagle Creek Bridge - Richland) Effective October 20, 2016, all single-trip permit holders over continuous trip permit weights must stop all traffic, straddle centerline, and be the only vehicle on bridge when crossing.
Updated: 01/17/2017 7:00 pm

ORE245 MP 1

Closure; Crash/Hazard
Comments: The highway is closed. Use alternate routes.
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 10:15 pm

ORE245 MP 36

Closure; Crash/Hazard
Comments: The highway is closed. Use alternate routes.
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 10:14 pm

US20 MP 132.51

BURNS; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions:
Current Temp: 24 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:46 pm

US20 MP 151 to 240

JUNTURA; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Severe Weather Alert - Freezing Rain
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Chains Required on vehicles towing or over 10,000 GVW
Current Temp: 14 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 30 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:40 pm

US20 MP 161

STINKINGWATER SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
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: 30 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:13 pm

US20 MP 163

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane
Comments: A disabled vehicle is creating a hazard, use caution.
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:10 pm

US26 MP 190.47 to 190.73

AUSTIN; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Severe Weather Alert - Freezing Rain
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Chains Required on vehicles towing or over 10,000 GVW
Current Temp: 26 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: 40 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:37 pm

US26 MP 223.22

ELDORADO PASS; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 10 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Trace; Roadside Snow: 24 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:08 pm

US30 MP .46

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US30 (Huntington Hwy) MP 0.46 (Burnt River Bridge - Lime) Effective June 16, 2011, the Burnt River Bridge near Lime just off I-84 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: 01/17/2017 7:00 pm

US395 MP 10.3 to 18.27

CANYON MOUNTAIN; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 24 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 31 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:09 pm

US395 MP 53

DEVINE SUMMIT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Rain
Pavement Condition: Black Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 19 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 24 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 11:47 pm

US395 MP 90.8 to 97.18

LONG CREEK MT; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 26 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 26 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/17/2017 8:09 pm

US395 MP 93.2

REST AREA
Informational only
Comments: Carter Park Rest Area is closed for the season.
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 11:45 am

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