HIGHWAY 138 CLOSED DUE TO NORTH UMPQUA COMPLEX OF WILDFIRES FROM MILE POST 39 TO MILE POST 54 EAST OF GLIDE.
AVOID ALL TRAVEL ON HIGHWAY 101 FROM CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA TO GOLD BEACH, OREGON DUE TO THE CHETCO BAR FIRE. USE HIGHWAY 199 TO I 5 AND HIGHWAY 42 OR HIGHWAY 38 AS ALTERNATE ROUTES TO HIGHWAY 101. DO NOT GO ANY FURTHER SOUTH ON HIGHWAY 101 THAN GOLD BEACH, OREGON, OR GO ANY FURTHER NORTH THAN CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THE AREA.
HIGHWAYS 62, 199, 230, AND 238 ARE SEEING HEAVY FIRE FIGHTING RELATED TRAFFIC
HIGHWAY 97 HAS SEEN AND WILL CONTINUE TO SEE VERY HEAVY TRAFFIC FROM NOW THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK RELATED TO THE GREAT ECLIPSE. BE VERY PREPARED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF LONG DELAYS
Forecast for the Cascades and Siskiyous including the I 5 Summit for 8/22 - Mostly sunny and then a chance for afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms for the Cascades, the Siskiyous, east of the Cascades, and in Nothern California mostly over higher terrain. Storms are expected to have frequent lightning. They are also capapble of heavy rains that could produce flash flooding and also mud and debris flows in current fire areas and in burn scars from past fires. Areas of smoke will be present with heavy smoke near fires. Highs will be in the 80s to near 90.
Interstate 5 (I-5)