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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 11 at 10:27PM MDT until April 17 at 4:47AM 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 remain high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Owyhee River...including Owyhee Dam, Owyhee Dam...Moderate flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Owyhee River below Owyhee Dam. * WHEN...Until early Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 6,000 cfs, Significant field flooding will occur near the river from the mouth of the canyon to the confluence with the Snake River. Water will begin to flow across Overstreet Road near the bridge crossing. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:30 PM MDT Thursday /7:30 PM PDT Thursday/ the flow was 6,660 cfs. - Bankfull is 1,000 cfs. - Recent Activity...The maximum river flow in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 PM MDT Thursday /7:30 PM PDT Thursday/ was 8,047 cfs. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Tuesday evening and continue falling to 1,176.5 cfs Sunday, April 21. - Flood flow is 3,000 cfs. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7,820 cfs on 04/03/1989. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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