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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
844 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon...

  Coquille River at Coquille affecting Coos County...


ORC011-202244-
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/COQO3.1.ER.141221T2042Z.141222T1200Z.141223T1513Z.NO/
844 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Coquille River at Coquille.
* from Sunday afternoon to Tuesday evening.
* At  8:30 AM Saturday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast beginning Sunday afternoon with the river
  forecast to crest at 21.9 ft Sunday night into Monday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...The Coquille River is at flood stage. Expect
  flooding of farmland and low-lying areas throughout the flood plain
  along the Coquille River.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.6 feet
  on Dec 3 2012.

$$

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
www.weather.gov/medford or listen to noaa weather radio.


&&


LAT...LON 4312 12442 4307 12416 4310 12412 4323 12422 4316 12441





High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING...

.LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG
THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING.

ORZ021-022-210000-
/O.CON.KMFR.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-141221T0600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
408 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE SWELLS WILL PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES AROUND
  OF 20 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED: LARGE BREAKERS WILL AFFECT ALL
  COASTAL AREAS THROUGH THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...SOUTH GALES ARE
  LIKELY TO WORSEN BREAKING WAVE IMPACTS AT AND AROUND THE TIME OF
  HIGH TIDE AT SOUTH THROUGH WEST FACING PORTIONS OF THE COASTLINE
  AROUND NOON TODAY.

* IMPACTS: LARGE SURF WILL MAKE BEACHES AND JETTIES VERY
  DANGEROUS. WAVES OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN EASILY SWEEP PEOPLE
  FROM JETTIES INTO THE COLD OCEAN WATER. EVEN IF WAVES DO NOT
  APPEAR TO BE DANGEROUS...LARGE SETS CAN ARRIVE SUDDENLY. DO
  NOT GO OUT ON JETTIES AND USE EXTREME CAUTION AT BEACHES...
  ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK
  ON THE OCEAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

STAVISH




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
201 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY WITH RIVER...STREAM AND
URBAN FLOODING POSSIBLE...

.A LARGE PLUME OF DEEP MOISTURE FROM A WET PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE COAST...COAST RANGE...CASCADE
FOOTHILLS AND CASCADES TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
CAUSE FLOODING OF RIVERS...STREAMS...CREEKS AND URBAN AREAS.

ORZ021-022-202215-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOS BAY...NORTH BEND...REEDSPORT...
BANDON...PORT ORFORD...COQUILLE...BROOKINGS...HARBOR...GOLD BEACH
201 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST OREGON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CURRY COUNTY COAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST.

* FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL 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 US 101...HIGHWAY
  42...AND HIGHWAY 38.

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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