Traffic Alert: Very dangerous conditions reported Highway 97 North.
Very dangerous driving conditions are now being reported on Highway 97 north of Klamath Falls. From about Milepost 213 north and locations north of milepost 213 in the higher elevations (basically Spring Creek Hill and areas north) are reported as very icy. There have been several traffic accidents in that area in the past hour. One accident including a semi truck off the road and on it’s side with possible injuries. Please use extreme caution in that area.
Also, www.tripcheck.com is reporting icy spots in the higher elevations of our highways in our region. This includes HWY 140 East and West.
Conditions are forecast to get worse as the day progresses with white out conditions possible in the mountains.
Live coverage of what is happening in real time is available on smartphone app.
Stay safe today and Happy Thanksgiving.