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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:19 PM PST on December 19, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Oregon and southeast Washington... including the
following areas... foothills of the northern Blue Mountains of
Oregon... foothills of the southern Blue Mountains of
Oregon... Grande Ronde Valley... John Day basin... northern Blue
Mountains of Oregon... ochoco-John Day Highlands... southern Blue
Mountains of Oregon and Wallowa County. In southeast
Washington... foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington and
northwest Blue Mountains of Washington.

* From Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon

* 48 hour precipitation amounts will range from 2 to 4 inches.
The snow level will be around 3000 feet Saturday and rise to
near 8000 feet on Sunday.

* Small creeks and streams will start to rise on Saturday with
the larger rivers seeing substantial rises Saturday night and
Sunday. No flooding is forecast along the larger rivers... but
several rivers are forecast to reach action stage. The small
creeks and streams could see minor flooding... especially
Sunday as moderate rain and snow melt are expected to occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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