Harney County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:08 AM PDT Mar. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for rain and snowmelt remains in effect until 1115
am PDT Monday for northeastern Harney County...

At 603 am PDT, emergency management officials continued to report
flooding in the Burns area along the Silvies river. Flooding of
fields near the river continues, and water remains on some area
roads and private property.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Burns, Hines, Call Meadow, Idlewild campground, Sand Hill, Burnt
Mountain, Lawen, Crow Flat guard station, Yellowjacket campground,
Wrights Point, fort Harney and King Mountain.

The Silvies river is expected to remain near its current level
through early Monday. Extensive flooding of fields and low lying
areas will continue, with additional potentially significant
rainfall forecast Sunday. This additional rainfall may result in
additional rises along the Silvies river and other local streams and
creeks. Some roads may also become impacted by flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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