Wet & Windy Week Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel

According to the US National Weather Service in Medford, Ore - Gusty south winds are expected to occur across portions of southern Oregon and northern California tonight into Monday Night. These winds will become strong along the coast, north-south oriented valleys west of the Cascades, the Shasta Valley, and the East Side. Travel on Interstate 5 as well as highways, 31, 39, 97, 101, 140, and 395 could become difficult—particularly for high profile vehicles. Remember to slow down and use extra caution when driving. Additionally, there may be isolated cases of downed trees or power lines. Loose objects may be blown away or damaged due to the winds. More information can be found on our detailed

RogueWeather.com reports - The satellite water vapor shot is showing very well the flow of tropical source moisture coming up over the region. This is a nightmare scenario for snow sports enthusiasts of every kind. But for travelers during this historically busiest travel week of the year.....this is a thing of beauty. This means NO impacts from snow at all in our area. Even on the highest passes up around Crater Lake and Diamond Lake. 

If you are traveling this week expect rain but be prepared for all weather conditions.