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Siletz flood warning

lincoln city weatherThe National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Siletz River in effect from Monday, December 5 at 8:36 am to Tuesday, December 6 at 9:18 am. 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 is forecast.
Where – Siletz River at Siletz.
When – From this morning to late tomorrow.
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 3:30 AM PST Tuesday the stage was 13.3 feet.
Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
Forecast – The river will rise above flood stage this morning to 18.5 feet late this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage late tonight to 8.1 feet late Saturday morning.
It will rise to 9.4 feet late Sunday morning. It will then fall to 6.3 feet Wednesday, December 13. It will then rise again but remain below flood stage.
Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

Don Williams
Don Williams
Don Williams serves as publisher and editor of The Lincoln City Homepage.


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