John Day Basin
... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of central Oregon and northeast Oregon... including
the following areas... in central Oregon... foothills of the
southern Blue Mountains of Oregon... John Day basin and ochoco-
John Day Highlands. In northeast Oregon... foothills of the
northern Blue Mountains of Oregon... Grande Ronde Valley...
northern Blue Mountains of Oregon... southern Blue Mountains of
Oregon and Wallowa County.
* Through Monday morning
* periods of moderate to heavy rain are expected through Monday
morning... with 1 to 2 inches of rain expected over the
mountains. Lighter amounts are expected in the lower
* The rain and melting of the remaining snow-pack will cause
streams and creeks to rise in the mountains and adjacent
foothills and valleys. Many area rivers will also reach
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.