FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON
Heavy rain may fall on a deep primed snowpack leading to the melt increasing. Flows in rivers may increase quickly and reach critical levels.
WHAT…Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues to be possible.
WHERE…A portion of southwest Oregon, including the following areas, Curry County Coast and Eastern Curry County and Josephine County, including the Illinois Valley and Brookings, Gold Beach, Agness, Cave Junction, Selma, and Takilma.
WHEN…Through Tuesday afternoon.
IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.
– Large quantities of moisture are anticipated to move into the region through Tuesday. With snow levels above 5000 feet, there is an increased risk of areal flooding in small creeks, streams and flood prone areas. The Weather Prediction Center has also issued a Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall for the watch area Monday into Tuesday.
Source: NWS Medford