Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WGUS86 KMFR 221448
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
648 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Oregon...

  Umpqua River near Elkton affecting Douglas County...

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

  Coquille River at Coquille affecting Coos County...
  North Fork Coquille River near Myrtle Point affecting Coos
  County...
  South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point affecting Coos County...

ORC011-222048-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-141224T1437Z/
/COQO3.2.ER.141221T2029Z.141222T2100Z.141224T0237Z.NO/
648 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Coquille River at Coquille.
* At  6:30 AM Monday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to lower to minor flood stage by
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Homes and roads are threatened in low-lying
  areas along and near the Coquille River. Expect significant
  widespread flooding throughout the Coquille River estuary to Myrtle
  Point.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.6 feet
  on Dec 3 2012.

&&

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


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ORC011-222048-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-141223T0732Z/
/MYNO3.3.ER.141221T2042Z.141222T0415Z.141222T1932Z.NO/
648 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the North Fork Coquille River near Myrtle Point.
* At  5:45 AM Monday the stage was 36.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below Flood Stage by
  noon.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...Expect significant flooding along the North
  Fork Coquille River and its tributaries. Significant agricultural
  flooding can be expected from the Gravelford area to the confluence
  with the South Fork Coquille River. Log jams are possible above the
  Copper Bridge which will have greater impacts on this situation
  should they occur.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 35.8 feet
  on Jan 20 2012.

&&

LAT...LON 4308 12414 4306 12412 4307 12406 4314 12397 4312 12408


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ORC011-222048-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141223T0650Z/
/MYPO3.3.ER.141221T2005Z.141222T0330Z.141222T1850Z.NO/
648 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point.
* At  6:15 AM Monday the stage was 35.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage by
  noon.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...Expect flooding along some sections of
  Highway 42 downstream from Myrtle Point and along the highway to
  Powers. Widespread flooding of agricultural land can be expected.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 33.8 feet
  on Dec 3 2012.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 12417 4287 12406 4302 12408 4308 12414 4307 12417

$$

ORC019-221518-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141223T0011Z/
/EKTO3.1.ER.141222T0434Z.141222T0915Z.141222T1320Z.NO/
648 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Umpqua River near Elkton.
* At  6:15 AM Monday the stage was 32.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Fell below Flood Stage at  5:20 AM Monday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 19.9 feet by early
  tomorrow.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Slight low-land and agricultural flooding
  occurs mainly from the Kellog area through Elkton to Scottsburg.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 33.6 feet
  on Dec 30 2008.

&&

LAT...LON 4338 12362 4327 12347 4328 12341 4367 12348 4371 12376


$$

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.


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