Harney County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:25 AM PDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
northeastern Harney County in southeastern Oregon...

* until 1115 am PDT Monday

* at 1121 am PDT, emergency management officials reported flooding
in in the Burns area along the Silvies river. Flooding of fields
is occurring, and water has encroached on some roads and private

* The Silvies river is expected to remain near its current level
over the next few days. Extensive flooding of fields and low lying
areas will continue, with additional potentially significant
rainfall forecast this weekend. This additional rainfall may
result in additional rises along the Silvies river, along with
additional local streams and creeks. Some roads may also become
impacted by flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Burns, Hines, and Burns paiute reservation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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