The following is a message from Lincoln County Citizen Alert Notifications.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for both the Alsea and the Siletz Rivers with a change to a Warning expected Saturday afternoon into Monday.
Citizens who live or drive along either of these rivers are encouraged to closely monitor the river levels for changes. At this time both rivers are expected to crest early Sunday evening in the minor flood stage; Siletz River is expected to crest at 17.8 feet and the Alsea is expected to crest at 20.8 feet. River level information can be found at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management website or the National Weather Service website. A follow-up Citizen Alert Message will be distributed once a Flood Warning is issued.