City of Medford Road Conditions

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US95, Jordan Valley MP 19 - 0; Closure
Highway 95 is closed northbound. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 12/09/2016 6:27 pm

Klamath Basin, North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/9/2016 03:59:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday ... * Snow accumulations ... 3 to 5 inches. * Winds Southwest winds 15 to 20 MPH. * Timing Snow will begin to fall around midnight ... The highest rates will be around midnight to 5 AM. Snowfall rates will diminish through Saturday morning. * Elevation Above 4000 feet * Locations include Highway 97 near Chemult ... Highway 140 east of Bly ... The winter rim and the warners. * Impacts Snow may be heavy at times ... Reducing visibilities. * 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 carry tire chains and 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.

Siskiyous & South Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/9/2016 03:59:00 PM Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 10 AM PST Saturday above 5000 feet ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday above 4000 feet ... * Snow accumulations ... 11 to 15 inches above 5000 feet and 7 to 11 inches above 4000 feet. * Winds West winds 15 to 30 MPH. * Elevation Warning includes elevations above 5000 feet and advisory includes elevations above 4000 feet. Snow levels will lower from 6000 feet Friday afternoon to below 4000 feet by late Saturday morning. * Timing Snow will begin to affect the passes during the late evening ... The highest rates will be around midnight to 5 AM. Snowfall rates will diminish through Saturday morning. * Locations include Highways 62 ... 138 ... 140 and 230. * Impacts Snow will combine with gusty winds to cause possible periods of whiteout conditions. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions if you must travel ... Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/9/2016 03:59:00 PM Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 10 AM PST Saturday above 5000 feet ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday above 4000 feet ... * Snow accumulations ... 11 to 15 inches above 5000 feet and 7 to 11 inches above 4000 feet. Locally higher amounts are possible near Crater Lake national park. * Winds West winds 15 to 30 MPH. * Elevation Warning includes elevations above 5000 feet and advisory includes elevations above 4000 feet. Snow levels will lower from 6000 feet this evening to below 4000 feet by late Saturday morning. * Timing Snow will affect elevations above 5000 feet this evening then snow levels lower overnight. Highest snowfall rates will be from around midnight to 5 AM. Snowfall rates will diminish through Saturday morning. * Locations include Highways 62 ... 138 ... 140 and 230. * Impacts Snow packed roads will cause dangerous driving conditions. Snow and gusty winds will caused reduced visibility and local whiteout conditions. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions if you must travel ... Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

Siskiyous & South Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/9/2016 03:59:00 PM Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 10 AM PST Saturday above 5000 feet ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday above 4000 feet ... * Snow accumulations ... 11 to 15 inches above 5000 feet and 7 to 11 inches above 4000 feet. * Winds West winds 15 to 30 MPH. * Elevation Warning includes elevations above 5000 feet and advisory includes elevations above 4000 feet. Snow levels will lower from 6000 feet Friday afternoon to below 4000 feet by late Saturday morning. * Timing Snow will begin to affect the passes during the late evening ... The highest rates will be around midnight to 5 AM. Snowfall rates will diminish through Saturday morning. * Locations include Highways 62 ... 138 ... 140 and 230. * Impacts Snow will combine with gusty winds to cause possible periods of whiteout conditions. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions if you must travel ... Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/9/2016 03:59:00 PM Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 10 AM PST Saturday above 5000 feet ... ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday above 4000 feet ... * Snow accumulations ... 11 to 15 inches above 5000 feet and 7 to 11 inches above 4000 feet. Locally higher amounts are possible near Crater Lake national park. * Winds West winds 15 to 30 MPH. * Elevation Warning includes elevations above 5000 feet and advisory includes elevations above 4000 feet. Snow levels will lower from 6000 feet this evening to below 4000 feet by late Saturday morning. * Timing Snow will affect elevations above 5000 feet this evening then snow levels lower overnight. Highest snowfall rates will be from around midnight to 5 AM. Snowfall rates will diminish through Saturday morning. * Locations include Highways 62 ... 138 ... 140 and 230. * Impacts Snow packed roads will cause dangerous driving conditions. Snow and gusty winds will caused reduced visibility and local whiteout conditions. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... * Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions if you must travel ... Keep tire chains ... A flashlight ... Blankets ... Food ... Water ... Medications ... And a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a winter storm is indoors a winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

Road Conditions by Route

ORE62 MP .7 to 1.73

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , 1 Lane (Eastbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Expect nighttime lane closures. There are changes to access into local businesses, along with traffic pattern shifts. Watch for signs, use caution. Skypark Drive will be closed at the intersection with Hwy 62, nights, from 7PM to 6 AM, Mon. through Thur nights. Access to Skypark Dr will still be open via Whittle Ave.This is the first phase of Hwy 62 Expressway project. 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: 12/07/2016 1:33 pm

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