Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
212 AM MST WED FEB 22 2017


...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for
the following rivers in Oregon...

  Malheur River near Vale affecting Malheur County.

.The forecast for the Malheur River near Vale has changed from just
below moderate to just above. Therefore the impacts from the flood
have changed. Therefore, a new Flood Warning is being issued.
Please see impact statement below for details on the new
expectations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons with interests near these rivers should take action to
protect property.

&&

ORC045-222112-
/O.EXT.KBOI.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170223T1644Z/
/VALO3.2.ER.170222T0345Z.170222T1800Z.170223T1044Z.NO/
212 AM MST WED FEB 22 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for the Malheur River near Vale.
* until Thursday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.1 feet by late
  this morning. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Flood waters will rise above low spots on
  Copeland Road near Harper. Butte Drive will be flooded with water
  greater than 1 foot deep. Flood waters will cover portions of
  Airport Road and Russel Road southwest of Vale. The area near the
  36th Steet Bridge upstream from Ontario will flood with water
  flowing over low spots on Malheur Drive. Debris damming on the 36th
  Street Bridge may be a problem.

&&

LAT...LON 4395 11745 4402 11725 4407 11698 4403 11697
      4390 11732

$$



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