Eastern Curry County and Josephine County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 02:48 PM PST del 20 Dicembre 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southwest Oregon...including the following area... eastern Curry County and Josephine County.

* Through Sunday evening

* the heaviest rainfall and best potential for flooding is expected west of Interstate 5 and Highway 199.

* Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on area streams...creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage and due to ponding of water on roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People...structures and roads located below steep slopes...in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be a serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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