*NOAA Issue Date:3/23/2012 06:18:00 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. * at 5:30 Am Friday the stage was 24.1 feet. * flood stage is 21.0 feet. * moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * impact...at 25.0 feet...some homes are flooded along and near the Coquille River. Roads are flooded in spots in low-lying areas near the Coquille River. * flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.2 feet on jan 20 2012. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Never drive through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage or there may be unseen damage to the roadway. For the latest river stages and forecasts...visit our web page at www.weather.gov/medford or listen to Noaa weather radio.
Friday, March 23, 2012
The Flooding Continues