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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boise ID
850 PM MDT Thu Apr 18 2024

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

  Owyhee River Below Owyhee Dam affecting Malheur County.

.Snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river
flows to become high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam.

For the Owyhee River...including Owyhee Dam, Owyhee Dam...Minor
flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued Friday morning at 600 AM MDT /500
AM PDT/.

&&

ORC045-191200-
/O.EXT.KBOI.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-240420T2004Z/
/OWYO3.1.DR.240404T2258Z.240406T0130Z.240420T1404Z.UU/
850 PM MDT Thu Apr 18 2024 /750 PM PDT Thu Apr 18 2024/

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Owyhee River below Owyhee Dam.

* WHEN...Until early Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 3,000 cfs, Low lying roads, river access and
  recreation sites adjacent to the river will flood. Farm equipment
  near the river may need to be moved.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 7:30 PM MDT Thursday /6:30 PM PDT Thursday/ the flow was
    4,338 cfs.
  - Bankfull is 1,000 cfs.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river flow in the 24 hours
    ending at 7:30 PM MDT Thursday /6:30 PM PDT Thursday/ was
    4,338 cfs.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    Saturday morning.
  - Flood flow is 3,000 cfs.
  - Flood History...No available flood history.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

LAT...LON 4367 11730 4381 11717 4385 11703 4377 11703
      4364 11721


$$

BW



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