|BendWeather.com provides up-to-the-minute weather and travel information along with webcam images of current road conditions for Central Oregon. Utilizing satellite imagery, advanced weather station technology and scientific data gathered from reliable resources, BendWeather.com is able to accurately report changing patterns over the Central Oregon geographic area. BendWeather.com provides extensive, timely information on the major Cascade mountain passes including Highway US 20 over the Santiam Pass, and Highway US 26 over Government camp. The population demographic quite interested in up to the minute weather is the mobile group of outdoor sports enthusiasts who travel Central Oregon to enjoy the many activities available year-round. This includes Alpine and Nordic skiing Mt. Bachelor, Mt Hood, and Hoodoo along with a variety of other winter sports for all age groups. Fishing and camping are popular year round activities along the many rivers and lakes within a reasonable drive from the cities of Portland, Salem and Eugene. Smith Rock is known to professional and amateur climbers across the country and around the world. The significance of knowing accurate weather conditions is key to a amazing outdoor experience. The Bend area - Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, LaPine, Prineville, and Madras are growth opportunities for real estate properties, and luxury resort vacation rentals that include world class golf courses like those at Sunriver Resort and Eagle Crest Resort. There are abundant local bike and hiking trails. People rely upon BendWeather.com to provide weather and forecast information for popular annual events such as the Pole-Peddle-Paddle. BendWeather.com also provides current information on River levels in the Deschutes River, the Crooked River and their lakes, Crane Prairie, Ochoco Reservoir and Prineville Reservoir as well as Lake Billy Chinook. The Almanac section provides astronomical information such as sunrise/ sunset and moon information that is used by fans of Gardening, Amateur Astronomy and Digital Photography.