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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.

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.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South 45 to 55 MPH with gusts to 70 MPH in the warning area ... South 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH in the advisory area. * Timing Winds will increase tonight into Wednesday morning ... Reaching a peak Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the warning include Highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake ... Summer Lake ... And the higher terrain of winter rim and the warner and hart mountains. * Locations in the advisory include Alturas ... Bly ... Lakeview ... Silver Lake ... Including portions of highways 97 ... 31 ... 395 ... And 140. * Impacts Strong winds will produce hazardous driving conditions ... Especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose materials could become airborne and blow away. * 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. 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.

Klamath Basin; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South increasing to 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH. * Timing Winds will increase tonight through Wednesday morning ... And reach a peak late Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the Wind Advisory include Klamath falls ... Chiloquin ... Altamont ... Keno ... And Merrill. * Wind Advisory impacts Gusty winds will make travel difficult for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects or materials could be blown about. 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.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
High Wind Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/17/2017 02:17:00 PM High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... ... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday ... * Winds South 45 to 55 MPH with gusts to 70 MPH in the warning area ... South 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH in the advisory area. * Timing Winds will increase tonight into Wednesday morning ... Reaching a peak Wednesday afternoon. * Locations in the warning include Highway 31 between Paisley and silver Lake ... Summer Lake ... And the higher terrain of winter rim and the warner and hart mountains. * Locations in the advisory include Alturas ... Bly ... Lakeview ... Silver Lake ... Including portions of highways 97 ... 31 ... 395 ... And 140. * Impacts Strong winds will produce hazardous driving conditions ... Especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles. Loose materials could become airborne and blow away. * 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. 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.

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

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