South Central Oregon Cascades
Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:34 AM PDT on March 10, 2014
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a
* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
central Jackson County in southwest Oregon...
this includes the cities of... Medford... Ashland... Eagle Point
* until 630 am PDT
* at 1232 am PDT the Little Butte creek at Eagle Point was just
below the flood stage of 10.0 feet and rising.
* Little Butte creek will likely crest in the next few hours.
Creekside Parks will likely flood.
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected. Take
necessary precautions now.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams... and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... highways and underpasses. Additionally... country
roads and farmlands along the banks of creeks... streams and other low
lying areas are subject to flooding.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.
Lat... Lon 4260 12299 4270 12254 4217 12242 4216 12307
Statement as of 01:36 am PDT on March 10, 2014
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Medford or...
a record rainfall of 1.38 inch(es) was set at Medford or yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 0.59 set in 1947.