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Lincoln County flood update

Schooner Creek 12/5/23 11 am



The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Warning for the Siletz River in effect from Tuesday, December 5 at 8:36 am to Wednesday, December 6 at 4:10pm. This message has been forwarded to those households who have contact information within the Siletz flood plain and those Lincoln Alerts profiles who selected to receive “Siletz River Flooding” notifications.

What – Minor flooding occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
Where – Siletz River at Siletz.
When – From Tuesday, December 5th to late this afternoon.
Impacts – Above 18.0 feet, expect minor flooding of a small housing development near mile post 8 downstream from Mack Landing. Widespread lowland and pasture land flooding also occurs at this level. Flooding may be exacerbated during high tide.


Additional Details:

At 5:30 AM PST Wednesday the stage was 17.3 feet.
Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 5:30 AM PST Wednesday was 17.7 feet.
Forecast…The river is expected to fall below flood stage late this morning and continue falling to 5.6 feet Friday, December 15.
Flood stage is 16.0 feet

Don Williams
Don Williamshttps://lincolncityhomepage.com
Don Williams serves as publisher and editor of The Lincoln City Homepage.

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