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Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:38 AM PST on December 21, 2014

Expires 4:27 AM EST on December 22, 2014


The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the south Umpqua river at Tiller.
* From this morning to late tonight.
* At 3:30 am Sunday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* The river should reach flood stage near 7 am this morning and peak near
18.5 feet around noon today. The river should then fall back below flood
stage this afternoon.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.5 feet
on Jan 1 1997.


Lat... Lon 4297 12331 4293 12334 4290 12291 4303 12279 4295 12298 4299
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Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive through flooded areas or roads. The water may be too
deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the
roadway. Use alternate routes and stay away from riverbanks.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit our web Page at


Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:49 AM PST on December 21, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon...
including the following areas... in south central Oregon...
south central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon... eastern
Douglas County foothills.

* Through this evening

* rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snow
melt will cause rapid rises on area streams... creeks and
rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in
areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on
roadways.

* Heavy rainfall may also cause high water... mudslides... Rockslides
and debris flows on area roadways... including highways
62... 230... and 138.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.
People... structures and roads located below steep slopes... in
canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from
rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a
potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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