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US101, Tillamook MP 65 - 64

 

 

Closure with Detour
High water has closed the road; a detour is in place.

Southbound 101 traffic can use Latimer Rd. N to Wilson River Loop. Follow Wilson River Loop to Hwy 6 and then back to Hwy 101. Northbound traffic can detour onto Wilson River Hwy (Hwy 6) and go east to Wilson River Loop. Take Wilson River Loop north to Latimer Rd. and then back to Hwy 101.

Updated: 12/21/2014 10:35 am

US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177

 

 

Closure
The highway is closed at this location for an unknown amount of time. Please find an alternate route.

Updated: 12/20/2014 4:02 pm

Coos Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 09:06:00 AM The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Coquille river at Coquille affecting Coos county ... The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille. * From this afternoon to Tuesday evening at 8:30 AM Sunday the stage was 19.6 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast beginning this afternoon with the river forecast to crest at 22.6 feet 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. * Impact At 22.0 feet ... Highway 42 south between Coquille and Bandon begins to flood in some spots. The county park along the river in the town of Coquille is completely flooded. * Flood history This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.6 feet on dec 3 2012. 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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Coos Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:18:00 AM The National Weather Service in Medford has extended the * Flood warning for small streams in Eastern Coos county in southwestern Oregon ... * Until 1200 PM PST * At 814 am PST ... Trained weather spotters reported flooding near Sitkum at the junction of the east fork of the Coquille river and brummit creek. 3 to 5 inches of rain has fallen in the area in the past 2 days and additional rainfall around an inch is expected today. * Some locations that will experience flooding include Powers and Sitkum. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the road. When encountering flooded roads make the smart choice ... Turn around ... Dont drown. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams ... As well as farm and country roads. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

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Jackson Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood watch in effect through this evening ... The National Weather Service in Medford has expanded the * Flood watch to include a portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Jackson county. * Through this evening the heaviest rainfall and best potential for flooding is expected surrounding hillside areas of the rogue Valley, especially along little Butte creek near Eagle Point. * 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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Douglas Co. East Foothills, South Central Cascades

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of south central Oregon and southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... In south central Oregon ... South central Oregon Cascades. In southwest Oregon ... Eastern Douglas county foothills. * Through this evening rising snow levels with heavy rain and high elevation snow melt 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. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including highways 62 ... 230 ... And 138. 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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East Curry Co. & Josephine Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * Through this 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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Central Douglas County

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following area ... Central Douglas county. * Through this evening 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. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Especially near the coastal mountains and into the Cascade foothills ... Including highway 38 ... Highway 138 and highway 42. 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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South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 08:03:00 AM Heavy rainfall continues today with river ... Stream and urban flooding possible ... . A large plume of deep moisture from a wet Pacific storm system is bringing continued heavy rainfall to the coast ... Coast range ... Cascade foothills and Cascades through today. Additional heavy rainfall combined with heavy rainfall that fell yesterday, may cause flooding of rivers ... Streams ... Creeks and urban areas. ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening ... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon Including the following areas ... Curry county coast and south central Oregon coast. * Through this evening heavy rainfall is causing 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. * Heavy rainfall may also cause high water Mudslides ... Rockslides and debris flows on area roadways ... Including us 101 ... Highway 42 ... And highway 38. 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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South Central Coast

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 07:15:00 AM The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon ... South fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point affecting Coos county ... . Heavy rains over the past 2 days have caused excessive runoff and the Coquille will possibly reach flood stage at myrtle point later today. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a * Flood Watch for the south fork Coquille river at myrtle point until further notice. * At 6:15 AM Sunday the stage was 28.0 feet. * Minor flooding is possible flood stage is 33.0 feet. * Forecast Flood stage may be reached by late this afternoon. * This product will be updated by noon. 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 at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. 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. A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area. People living along or planning activities near rivers and small streams in the watch area should continue to Monitor the development of this weather situation. Be prepared to take immediate action if flooding is observed or a warning is issued. 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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