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SAFETY MESSAGE

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 18 at 9:13AM MDT until April 19 at 1:49PM MDT by NWS Boise ID

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon... Owyhee River Below Owyhee Dam affecting Malheur County. .Snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Owyhee River...including Owyhee Dam...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Owyhee River below Owyhee Dam. * WHEN...Until early tomorrow afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 3,000 cfs, Low lying roads, river access and recreation sites adjacent to the river will flood. Farm equipment near the river may need to be moved. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 AM MDT Thursday /7:30 AM PDT Thursday/ the flow was 4,061 cfs. - Bankfull is 1,000 cfs. - Recent Activity...The maximum river flow in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 AM MDT Thursday /7:30 AM PDT Thursday/ was 4,615 cfs. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow morning and continue falling to 700.0 cfs Saturday, April 27. - Flood flow is 3,000 cfs. - Flood History...No available flood history. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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