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Areal Flood Watch

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

Expires 7:16 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.





1210 am PST sun Dec 21 2014

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the south Umpqua river at Tiller
* from this afternoon to late tonight.
* At 11:30 PM Saturday the stage was 12.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by late this afternoon.


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 at serious risk from rapidly
moving landslides.

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.

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent
in the watch area. People living along or planning activities near
rivers and small streams in the watch area should continue to
monitor the development of this weather situation. Be prepared to
take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.

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


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