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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Umpqua River near Elkton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 40
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 51.95 ft on 12/23/1964
(2) 45.60 ft on 12/22/1955
(3) 44.20 ft on 01/16/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.16 ft on 12/22/2014
(2) 23.49 ft on 11/21/2012
(3) 28.48 ft on 01/20/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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49 Significant flooding will impact the entire reach of the Umpqua River upstream of Elkton to Reedsport. Expect flooding of school roads, homes, and businesses in the lower sections of the town of Elkton near the Umpqua River. Extensive flooding in Scottsburg can also be expected in the lower sections of town near the Umpqua River. Flooding can also be expected in the town of Reedsport especially if the dike is topped or fails.
44 Widespread flooding along the Umpqua River from Kellog and Elkton to Reedsport can be expected. Flooding of roads homes and businesses in low-lying areas along and near the Umpqua River from Elkton to the mouth at Reedsport is likely. Road soil and river erosion can also be expected. Flooding is likely in the town of Reedsport during high tide in some areas.
40 Homes and businesses along and near the Umpqua River near Scottsburg begin to flood. Widespread low-land and agricultural flooding can be expected from Kellog through Elkton to Scottsburg.
35 The Umpqua River is at flood stage. Expect low-land and agricultural flooding from the Kellog area through Elkton to Scottsburg.
33 Slight low-land and agricultural flooding occurs mainly from the Kellog area through Elkton to Scottsburg.

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