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Winter Road Conditions

ODOT Last Update: December 11, 2017, 4:44 pm
Locations:

MT BACHELOR - HWY372

Current Temperature:8.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:76.2"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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N DOUGLAS COUNTY LINE - I-5

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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RICE HILL - I-5

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ROBERTS MT HILL - I-5

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CANYON CREEK PASS - I-5

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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STAGE ROAD PASS - I-5

Current Temperature:-3.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SMITH HILL SUMMIT - I-5

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SEXTON MT PASS - I-5

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SISKIYOU SUMMIT SB - I-5

Current Temperature:10° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SISKIYOU SUMMIT NB - I-5

Current Temperature:10° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CASCADE LOCKS - HOOD RIVER - I-84

Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TROUTDALE - CASCADE LOCKS - I-84

Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HOOD RIVER - THE DALLES - I-84

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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THE DALLES - RUFUS - I-84

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ARLINGTON - I-84

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HERMISTON - I-84

Current Temperature:1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PENDLETON - I-84

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MEACHAM WB - I-84

Current Temperature:-6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Status:Visibility of less than 500 feet. Oversized loads drive by your permit.
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement
areas of fog
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MEACHAM EB - I-84

Current Temperature:-6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Status:Visibility of less than 500 feet. Oversized loads drive by your permit.
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement
areas of fog
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CABBAGE HILL WB - I-84

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Status:Visibility of less than 500 feet. Oversized loads drive by your permit.
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement
Areas of fog
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CABBAGE HILL EB - I-84

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Status:Visibility of less than 500 feet. Oversized loads drive by your permit.
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement
Areas of fog
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LADD CANYON WB - I-84

Current Temperature:-2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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LADD CANYON EB - I-84

Current Temperature:-2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BAKER VALLEY - I-84

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PLEASANT VALLEY EB - I-84

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PLEASANT VALLEY WB - I-84

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BURNT RIVER CANYON - I-84

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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THREE MILE HILL - I-84

Current Temperature:.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ONTARIO - I-84

Current Temperature:.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PENDLETON - MILTON FREEWATER - ORE11

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TOKETEE - ORE138

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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E DIAMOND LAKE SMT - ORE138

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:96.52"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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LK OF THE WOODS - ORE140

Current Temperature:-5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow

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DOAK MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BLY SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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QUARTZ MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:-5° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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WARNER MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:-.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TIMBERLINE LODGE - ORE173

Current Temperature:5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:48.26"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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CONDON - ORE19

Current Temperature:-5° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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TOLLGATE WB - ORE204

Current Temperature:-1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:35.56"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow

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TOLLGATE EB - ORE204

Current Temperature:-1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:35.56"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow

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HEPPNER-SPRAY MOUNTAIN - ORE207

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SANTIAM JCT - ORE22

Current Temperature:5° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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MARION FORKS - ORE22

Current Temperature:-.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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W DIAMOND LAKE SMT - ORE230

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:71.12"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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JACKSONVILLE HIGHWAY - ORE238

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MT ASHLAND SKI ROAD - ORE273

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:20.32"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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FLORA - ORE3

Current Temperature:.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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WHITE RIVER - ORE35

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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BENNETT PASS/MT HOOD MEADOWS - ORE35

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:25.4"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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PARKDALE - ORE35

Current Temperature:.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HOOD RIVER - ORE35

Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CAMAS MTN - ORE42

Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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WILLAMETTE PASS - ORE58

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:20.32"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow

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WILLAMETTE PASS EAST - ORE58

Current Temperature:-10.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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WILSON RIVER SMT - ORE6

Current Temperature:5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PROSPECT - ORE62

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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UPPER CRATER LAKE BDRY - ORE62

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:30.48"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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GREEN SPRINGS SMT - ORE66

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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TIPTON SUMMIT - ORE7

Current Temperature:-4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:10.16"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow
Areas of fog.
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SUMPTER - ORE7

Current Temperature:-4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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MINAM SUMMIT - ORE82

Current Temperature:-.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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ENTERPRISE - ORE82

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Pavement Conditions:icy patches
areas of fog
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HALFWAY HILL - ORE86

Current Temperature:1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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THE DALLES - US197

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MAUPIN - US197

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HAYES HILL SMT - US199

Current Temperature:-2.8° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SANTIAM PASS SMT - US20

Current Temperature:5° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:17.78"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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TOMBSTONE - US20

Current Temperature:1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SISTERS - US20

Current Temperature:-.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BURNS - US20

Current Temperature:-1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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STINKINGWATER SUMMIT - US20

Current Temperature:-8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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JUNTURA - US20

Current Temperature:-5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SUNSET SUMMIT - US26

Current Temperature:5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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GOVERNMENT CAMP - US26

Current Temperature:-2.8° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:7.62"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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WARM SPRINGS JCT - US26

Current Temperature:-4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches
Areas of fog
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BLUE BOX PASS - US26

Current Temperature:-5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches
Areas of fog
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OCHOCO SUMMIT - US26

Current Temperature:-7.8° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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WARM SPRINGS GRADE - US26

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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AUSTIN - US26

Current Temperature:-4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:10.16"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:packed snow
Areas of fog.
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BROGAN HILL - US26

Current Temperature:-2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ELDORADO PASS - US26

Current Temperature:-5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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CLATSKANIE - US30

Current Temperature:-2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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PENDLETON SOUTH - US395

Current Temperature:-1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BATTLE MT SUMMIT - US395

Current Temperature:-8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches
area of fog
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MEADOWBROOK SUMMIT - US395

Current Temperature:-8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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LONG CREEK MT - US395

Current Temperature:1.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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DEVINE SUMMIT - US395

Current Temperature:-4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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CANYON MOUNTAIN - US395

Current Temperature:-5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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LAKEVIEW - US395

Current Temperature:-11.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road: -
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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JORDAN VALLEY - US95

Current Temperature:-8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:2.54"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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BASQUE - US95

Current Temperature:-6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Status:Visibility of less than 500 feet. Oversized loads drive by your permit.
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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MORO - US97

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:overcast
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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SHANIKO - US97

Current Temperature:-6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:icy patches
Areas of freezing fog
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COW CANYON - US97

Current Temperature:-3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BEND - US97

Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SOUTH OF BEND - US97

Current Temperature:3.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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LAPINE - US97

Current Temperature:-7.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CHEMULT - US97

Current Temperature:-10.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CHILOQUIN - US97

Current Temperature:-6.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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KLAMATH FALLS - US97

Current Temperature:0.0° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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Salem-News.com (November 15,2017 12:10)

Ten Car Accident on I-5 Near Woodburn

Witnesses are asked to call the Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888.

(WOODBURN, Ore.) -Woodburn car accidentA ten-car accident near Woodburn Tuesday night was a domino effect after a large object fell into the freeway.

At about 9:30 p.m., the Northern Command Center (NCC) was notified of a large metal object that had fallen off of a pick-up truck.

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Salem-News.com (September 11,2017 18:25)

Four-Alarm Grass Fire Closes Roadways in SE Salem

The fire appears to be under control at this time.

(SALEM, Ore.) -fireThe Salem Fire Department along with units from the cities of Sublimity, Turner, Keizer and Marion County are battling a four alarm grass fire near Corban University.

The grass fire, which sparked in a field, led crews to close Deer Park Road between Aumsville Highway and Turner Road and Turner Road SE south of Kuebler Boulevard SE.

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Salem-News.com (August 28,2017 01:10)

Motorcylist Crashed into a Bear near Breitenbush

The motorcyclist was flown by lifeflight to the nearest hospital.

(DETROIT, Ore.) -black bearSunday afternoon, a motorcyclist was riding on Breitenbush Rd near mile post 18.5 when he crashed into a black bear who was in the middle of his lane of travel.

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital to be treated for their injuries. It is unknown the extent of injuries to the motorcyclist at this time. The black bear died at the scene.

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Salem-News.com (July 25,2017 23:44)

3-Vehicle Crash on OR Hwy 97

Serious injury crash south of Redmond injures three.

(DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore.) -Redmond crashA 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe turned northbound onto Highway 97 from Gift Road and pulled into the path of a southbound 2014 Infiniti Q50.

After the Infiniti collided into the Hyundai it crossed into the northbound lanes and struck a 1990 International dump truck.

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Salem-News.com (July 19,2017 14:03)

Two-Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of a Salem Man on Highway 20

Even in the best of conditions, driving can be risky.

(LINN COUNTY, Ore.) -fatal crash investigationA Salem man was killed yesterday when the motorcycle he was operating crashed into the side of a Kenworth log truck.

Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report at about 10:30 a.m. of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near milepost 34.5 (east of Sweet Home).

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Salem-News.com (July 17,2017 22:00)

Crashed Truckload of Slimy Hagfish Will be Remembered Always

Last Thursday, Oregon coast travelers learned that when Hagfish become stressed, they secrete a slime. That'll be hard to forget.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) -Oregon hagfishWhen Oregon State Police and emergency workers responded to a multi-vehicle crash at noon last Thursday, little did they know that there was a slime-fest waiting.

It all began when a 1993 Mitsubishi truck was traveling northbound on US Highway 101 near milepost 131, approaching roadway construction. An ODOT flagger had northbound traffic stopped, but Mr. Tragale was unable to stop the vehicle- or the load he was hauling.

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Salem-News.com (July 13,2017 14:03)

Redmond Man Arrested for Road Rage Incident

A motorcyclist suffered the consequences for another man's rage.

(REDMOND, Ore.) -motorcycle crashAn arrest has been made in the vehicle vs motorcycle crash on Hwy 97 that occurred yesterday afternoon at milepost 128, near SW Young Avenue.

The motorcyclist, 40-year old Jerome Worley, suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital by Life Flight Air Ambulance.

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Salem-News.com (June 15,2017 23:30)

Not Specified Gender Choice Coming to Oregon Driver Licenses

A third option on driver licenses, instruction permits and ID cards will be available starting July 3

(SALEM, Ore.) -Oregon drivers licenseAn X will appear instead of M or F in Oregon driver records and on the driver license, instruction permit or ID card.

The new rule came about after an Oregon resident’s court order authorized a sex change from female to “non-binary.” In order to comply with the order, DMV needed about a year to implement the change.

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Salem-News.com (June 14,2017 22:50)

Old McKenzie Pass Highway Opens for Summer Season

Drivers urged to use caution on OR Hwy 242, it's a fun but very narrow road.

(BEND, Ore.) -Dee Wright ObservatoryThe Old McKenzie Pass Highway (OR 242) will officially open to all traffic on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8 a.m. The highway has been closed due to winter snows.

Motorists driving on this curvy road need to be aware of bicyclists and pedestrians on the roadway and take proper precautions. Vehicles longer than 35 feet are prohibited from using the highway.

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Salem-News.com (June 05,2017 23:49)

Salem Teen Killed in UTV Crash

The Sheriff's Office does not intend on taking any action against the driver.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Kate ChristoffersonA fun romp around a filbert orchard turned tragic when the off-road vehicle crashed and flipped, killing the passenger.

Deputies learned from their investigation that the driver lost control of the vehicle and after slamming on the brakes rolled the utility task vehicle or "UTV" killing Kate Christofferson instantly.

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