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

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:57 AM PST Dec. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from early Tuesday morning
through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Flash Flood Watch for only The Klondike and Chetco Bar burn
areas in portions of Curry and western Josephine counties in
southwest Oregon.

* From early Tuesday evening through Tuesday evening.

* Impacts: flash flooding, rock slides, and debris flows will be
possible due to heavy rainfall reaching critical thresholds
early Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. Peak rain rates
could reach one half of an inch per hour Tuesday. Storm total
rainfall of 3 to 6 inches is possible. Rain will subside Tuesday
night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Landslides and debris flows are possible. 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.



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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:18 AM PST Dec. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST
Tuesday.

* Winds... south to southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph.

* Timing... late this evening through Tuesday afternoon. The
strongest winds are expected from late this evening through
Tuesday morning.

* Locations include... portions of interior Curry, Coos, and
Douglas counties including portions of Highway 199, portions of
Interstate 5, portions of Highway 138, and portions of Highway
38. The Illinois Valley, Sexton Summit, areas between Camas
Valley and Myrtle Point, drain, and Scottsburg are expected to
be affected.

* Impacts... gusty winds could make travel more difficult than
usual, at times, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose
items will be blown about.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with
higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:57 AM PST Dec. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from early Tuesday morning
through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Flash Flood Watch for only The Klondike and Chetco Bar burn
areas in portions of Curry and western Josephine counties in
southwest Oregon.

* From early Tuesday evening through Tuesday evening.

* Impacts: flash flooding, rock slides, and debris flows will be
possible due to heavy rainfall reaching critical thresholds
early Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. Peak rain rates
could reach one half of an inch per hour Tuesday. Storm total
rainfall of 3 to 6 inches is possible. Rain will subside Tuesday
night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Landslides and debris flows are possible. 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.



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