Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WGUS86 KMFR 222000
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1200 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

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

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

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

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

  Coquille River at Coquille affecting Coos County...

ORC011-230200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-141224T1948Z/
/COQO3.2.ER.141221T2029Z.141222T1845Z.141224T0748Z.NO/
1200 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Coquille River at Coquille.
* At 11:30 AM Monday the stage was 24.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is cresting early this afternoon and is
  expected to gradually fall below Flood Stage by tomorrow night.
* 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.

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


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ORC011-230200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141223T0930Z/
/MYPO3.3.ER.141221T2005Z.141222T0330Z.141222T2130Z.NO/
1200 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point.
* At 11:15 AM Monday the stage was 33.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  this afternoon.
* 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


$$

ORC011-222030-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-141223T0643Z/
/MYNO3.3.ER.141221T2042Z.141222T0415Z.141222T1742Z.NO/
1200 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the North Fork Coquille River near Myrtle Point.
* At 11:45 AM Monday the stage was 34.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* The river fell below Flood Stage at 9:42 AM Monday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 30.3 feet by early
  tomorrow.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...Expect widespread pasture and agricultural
  flooding. Moderate bank erosion along the North Fork Coquille River
  and its tributaries can also be expected.
* 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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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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