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Severe Winter Driving Conditions Expected
Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021

ODOT is anticipating severe winter conditions for Southern Oregon and Northern California for tomorrow (1/26) through Wednesday (1/27). ODOT is asking any travelers heading over mountain passes in the area to be ready for severe winter driving conditions including heavy snow and blizzard conditions. 

Tips for driving in severe winter conditions include: 
  • Delay travel if possible
  • Plan for delays if you must travel
  • Carry tire chains and know how to install them
  • Start off with a full tank of gas
  • Have snacks and food
  • Be sure to have blankets, coat, gloves and hat
  • Bring cell phone charger
  • Travelers should keep an eye on the forecast and monitor Tripcheck or call 511 for Oregon and QuickMap for California
See ODOT's press release with more information here

Also in anticipation of severe winter conditions an emergency inclement weather shelter and warming center will be open from Sunday, January 24 until Thursday, January 28. For more information, refer to the press release here
 
 

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