High Wind & Flash Flood Watch Remain in Effect
The series of storms that in a 24-hour period ending at seven Sunday morning dumped 1.02 inches of rain in Grants Pass are continuing.
Another round of high winds are expected Sunday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning through 11 p.m. Sunday for both higher elevations and local valleys.
South to southwest winds 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts to 40 are expected in the valleys. Over the mountains sustained winds of 40 to 50 miles per hour are possible with gusts as high as 60.
This advisory includes Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Selma and O’Brien plus Interstate 5 and Highway 199.
A flash flood watch is still in effect through early Monday morning with wide spread rain in the amounts of 2 to 4 inches expected locally and as much as 10 inches in the mountains of Western Josephine County. This creates the potential for flash flooding on and near the wildfire burn scars.
The flood watch is for Josephine County, central Douglas County, and eastern Curry County and exists through 5 a.m. Monday.