Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
440 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE OVER WILDFIRE BURN SCARS WEDNESDAY
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG EARLY FALL STORM SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ACROSS SISKIYOU COUNTY WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED. THIS WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING IN AND
AROUND WILDFIRE BURN SCAR AREAS.

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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
440 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...NORTH CENTRAL AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS OF FLOODING: ROADS AND HOMES LOCATED BELOW
  SIGNIFICANTLY BURNED SLOPES AND AT AND VERY NEAR THE MOUTHS OF
  CANYONS BELOW WILDFIRE AREAS WILL BE AT RISK FOR THE POTENTIAL
  OF RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES. AFFECTED ROADS COULD BECOME
  BLOCKED. FALLING TREES AND ROCKS WILL ALSO PRESENT A HAZARD.

* ROADS: ALL ROADS IN AND AROUND BURN SCARS INCLUDING SCOTT
  RIVER ROAD, SAWYERS BAR ROAD, AND HIGHWAY 96.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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DW





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