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ODOT Last Update: December 2, 2021, 8:13 pm
Locations:

MT BACHELOR - HWY372

Current Temperature:-.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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N DOUGLAS COUNTY LINE - I-5

Current Temperature:8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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RICE HILL - I-5

Current Temperature:9.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ROBERTS MT HILL - I-5

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

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CANYON CREEK PASS - I-5

Current Temperature:6.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SEXTON PASS TO STAGE PASS NB - I-5

Current Temperature:6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SEXTON PASS TO STAGE PASS SB - I-5

Current Temperature:6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SISKIYOU SUMMIT SB - I-5

Current Temperature:12.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SISKIYOU SUMMIT NB - I-5

Current Temperature:12.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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CASCADE LOCKS - HOOD RIVER - I-84

Current Temperature:11.1° 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:11.1° 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:10° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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THE DALLES - RUFUS - I-84

Current Temperature:10° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ARLINGTON - I-84

Current Temperature:7.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HERMISTON - I-84

Current Temperature:8.3° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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PENDLETON - I-84

Current Temperature:9.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MEACHAM WB - I-84

Current Temperature:3.9° 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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MEACHAM EB - I-84

Current Temperature:3.9° 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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CABBAGE HILL WB - I-84

Current Temperature:8.9° 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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CABBAGE HILL EB - I-84

Current Temperature:8.9° 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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LADD CANYON 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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LADD CANYON 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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BAKER VALLEY - I-84

Current Temperature:3.3° 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: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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PLEASANT VALLEY 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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BURNT RIVER CANYON - I-84

Current Temperature:3.3° 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: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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ONTARIO - 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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PENDLETON - MILTON FREEWATER - ORE11

Current Temperature:9.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TOKETEE - ORE138

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

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E DIAMOND LAKE SMT - ORE138

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

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LK OF THE WOODS - ORE140

Current Temperature:-1.1° 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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DOAK MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:11.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BLY SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:2.2° 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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QUARTZ MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:11.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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WARNER MT SUMMIT - ORE140

Current Temperature:13.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TIMBERLINE LODGE - ORE173

Current Temperature:0.0° 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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CONDON - ORE19

Current Temperature:6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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TOLLGATE WB - ORE204

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

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TOLLGATE EB - ORE204

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

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HEPPNER-SPRAY MOUNTAIN - ORE207

Current Temperature:8.9° 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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SANTIAM JCT - ORE22

Current Temperature:10.6° 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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MARION FORKS - ORE22

Current Temperature:8.3° 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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W DIAMOND LAKE SMT - ORE230

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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JACKSONVILLE HILL - ORE238

Current Temperature:3.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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UKIAH/HILGARD - ORE244

Current Temperature:7.8° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MT ASHLAND SKI ROAD - ORE273

Current Temperature:8.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:12.7"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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FLORA - ORE3

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

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PICTURE ROCK PASS - ORE31

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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WHITE RIVER - ORE35

Current Temperature:3.3° 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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BENNETT PASS/MT HOOD MEADOWS - ORE35

Current Temperature:2.8° 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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PARKDALE - ORE35

Current Temperature:7.2° 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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HOOD RIVER - ORE35

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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CAMAS MTN - ORE42

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

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WILLAMETTE PASS - ORE58

Current Temperature:6.7° 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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WILLAMETTE PASS EAST - ORE58

Current Temperature:7.2° 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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WILSON RIVER SMT - ORE6

Current Temperature:Not Available
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:

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PROSPECT - ORE62

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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UPPER CRATER LAKE BDRY - ORE62

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

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GREEN SPRINGS SMT - ORE66

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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TIPTON SUMMIT - ORE7

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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SUMPTER - ORE7

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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MINAM SUMMIT - ORE82

Current Temperature:4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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ENTERPRISE - ORE82

Current Temperature:1.7° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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HALFWAY HILL - ORE86

Current Temperature:5° 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:5.6° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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MAUPIN - US197

Current Temperature:12.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:5.08"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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HAYES HILL SMT - US199

Current Temperature:6.1° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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SANTIAM PASS SMT - US20

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:bare pavement

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TOMBSTONE - US20

Current Temperature:8.3° 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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SISTERS - US20

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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BURNS - US20

Current Temperature:4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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STINKINGWATER SUMMIT - US20

Current Temperature:.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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JUNTURA - US20

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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SUNSET SUMMIT - US26

Current Temperature:Not Available
Current Conditions:
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:

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GOVERNMENT CAMP - US26

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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WARM SPRINGS JCT - US26

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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BLUE BOX PASS - US26

Current Temperature:.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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OCHOCO SUMMIT - US26

Current Temperature:0.0° 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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WARM SPRINGS GRADE - US26

Current Temperature:4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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AUSTIN - US26

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

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BROGAN HILL - US26

Current Temperature:-.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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ELDORADO PASS - US26

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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CLATSKANIE - US30

Current Temperature:3.3° 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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PENDLETON SOUTH - US395

Current Temperature:9.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:partly cloudy
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BATTLE MT SUMMIT - US395

Current Temperature:1.1° 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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MEADOWBROOK SUMMIT - US395

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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LONG CREEK MT - US395

Current Temperature:1.1° 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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DEVINE SUMMIT - US395

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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CANYON MOUNTAIN - US395

Current Temperature:1.1° 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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LAKEVIEW - US395

Current Temperature:15° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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JORDAN VALLEY - US95

Current Temperature:-.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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BASQUE - US95

Current Temperature:13.9° 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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MORO - US97

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

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SHANIKO - US97

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

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COW CANYON - US97

Current Temperature:4.4° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:0"
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement

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BEND - US97

Current Temperature:1.1° 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:.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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LAPINE - US97

Current Temperature:13.9° 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:12.8° 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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CHILOQUIN - US97

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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KLAMATH FALLS - US97

Current Temperature:3.9° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:
Snow Off Road:
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:icy patches

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Live traffic , weather and road conditions from Salem-News.com - Road Cameras

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Salem-News.com (November 29,2021 16:27)

Fatal Pedestrian v. Vehicle Crash on Hwy 30

Hwy 30 was closed for 2.5 hours following the crash.

(Multnomah County, Ore.) -fatal crashA Ford Escape, operated by 28-year old Brandon Pollard, of Warren, was travelling eastbound on Hwy 30 and struck a female adult who was on foot within the eastbound “A” Lane.

The pedestrian has been identified as 41-year old Amy Bybee, of Portland.

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Salem-News.com (November 23,2021 13:54)

One Fatality in Collision Near Enchanted Forest

Police say speed may have been the cause.

(SALEM, Ore.) -fatal accidentYesterday, a motor vehicle crash claimed the life of one person near Enchanted Forest.

Monday, November 22, 2021 at approximately 11:28 AM, Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on Enchanted Way near the Hwy 164 interchange.

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Salem-News.com (November 22,2021 13:34)

Parade of Storms to Resume in Washington and Canada

As cleanup and recovery efforts persist, excessive rainfall is once again in the forecast for storm-weary regions of western Washington and British Columbia, Canada.

(SALEM, Ore.) -weatherAnother train of storms is expected to race through the hard-hit areas of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, Canada, this week.

For those in the U.S., Thanksgiving will be a particularly wet holiday.

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Salem-News.com (November 18,2021 15:03)

Millions Plan Thanksgiving Travel Amid Weather Worries

Americans are hitting the road (or the air)- whatever the weather.

(SALEM, Ore.) -WeatherMore than 53 million people are predicted to travel for Thanksgiving this year, which is up 13% from last year, according to AAA, and near what was seen at the last Thanksgiving before the coronavirus pandemic in 2019.

Mother Nature will serve up a cornucopia of weather elements across the United States on the day before Thanksgiving including chilly winds, a bit of snow, rain showers and a few thunderstorms, but dry and tranquil weather is on the menu for large swathes of the country.

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Salem-News.com (November 08,2021 13:48)

ODOT to Receive $1+ Billion in Transportation Funding

Oregon Transportation Commission Chair Bob Van Brocklin releases statement on passage of federal infrastructure package

(SALEM, Ore.) -Oregon road workThe Oregon Department of Transportation will receive over $1 billion dollars in additional transportation funding as part of the federal infrastructure package.

The money will go toward projects around the state that will benefit drivers, transit riders, cyclists and pedestrians, help maintain roads and bridges, and address climate change.

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Salem-News.com (June 02,2021 15:07)

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near St. Paul

"Please remind your friends and family to slow down and drive responsibly." -Sgt. Don Parise

(SALEM, Ore.) -fatal motorcycleOn Monday, May 31st, first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE a few minutes before 6:00 pm.

The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma.

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Salem-News.com (February 09,2021 13:59)

Coldest Days of Winter May Lie Ahead

How much snow will fall and where remains highly uncertain at this point.

(SALEM, Ore.) -weather forecastThe coldest temperatures of the winter are expected to drop southwestward into southwest Washington and northwest Oregon beginning Wednesday night. These frigid temps will likely persist through at least the weekend.

Widespread high temperatures in the 30s to low 40s and low temperatures in the 20s appear likely.

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Salem-News.com (October 04,2020 13:58)

Tim King in Critical Condition After Motorcycle Crash

A tragedy for the Salem-News.com Family

(SALEM, Ore.) -Tim KingTim King, owner of Salem Ghost Tours and former Executive Editor of Salem-News.com was involved in a serious motorcycle crash about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept 30. He was hospitalized in critical condition and remains in ICU at this hour.

Tim was driving north on Commercial St in Salem, Oregon, when a car pulled out of a driveway directly into his lane.

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Salem-News.com (August 03,2020 11:48)

Stop on Red Campaign to End Needless Traffic Deaths in Oregon

Running a red light is extremely dangerous

(SALEM, Ore.) -stop on redHow many times have you run a red light... or seen someone do it? If you’re still alive, you’re lucky.

Red light running is a significant cause of serious injury crashes in Oregon. Because it often results in T-bone crashes, red light running can cause debilitating brain injury and death. It is essential that every driver in Oregon heed the warning to Stop on Red.

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Salem-News.com (July 28,2020 13:57)

Why the Tesla Model Y is the Safest SUV Ever

Elon Musk expects the SUV to eventually overtake the Model 3 to become the best-selling Tesla ever.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Tesla interiorAlthough Oregon is still short of its target to have 50,000 electric vehicles operating on state roads by the end of 2020, the new Model Y sales in the state could push the number closer to the target, or even exceed it, thanks to the growing demand for the many cool features that the car has to offer.

Apart from its huge capacity and long mileage, one of the things driving the demand for the Tesla Model Y is its safety ratings.

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