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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
252 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN OREGON...

  COQUILLE RIVER AT COQUILLE AFFECTING COOS COUNTY...

ORC011-210452-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0003.141221T2042Z-141224T0313Z/
/COQO3.1.ER.141221T2042Z.141222T1200Z.141223T1513Z.NO/
252 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE COQUILLE RIVER AT COQUILLE.
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT  2:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.9 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.

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

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