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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:01 AM PST on December 20, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... Flood Watch in effect from this afternoon through Sunday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Medford has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include 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.

* From this afternoon through Sunday evening

* rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snowmelt 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 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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