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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 24 at 11:23AM MDT by NWS Boise ID

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon... Owyhee River Below Owyhee Dam affecting Malheur County. .High releases will continue from Owyhee Dam to make space in the reservoir for additional mountain snow melt. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Owyhee River...including Owyhee Dam, Owyhee Dam...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Owyhee River below Owyhee Dam. * WHEN...Until further notice. * 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 10:30 AM MDT Wednesday /9:30 AM PDT Wednesday/ the flow was 3,631 cfs. - Bankfull stage is 1,000 cfs. - Recent Activity...The maximum river flow in the 24 hours ending at 10:30 AM MDT Wednesday /9:30 AM PDT Wednesday/ was 3,666 cfs. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain near 3,600 cfs through Saturday, May 04. - Flood flow is 3,000 cfs. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 3,560 cfs on 04/20/1999. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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