Pendleton, Ore. — April 14 at 9:30 am, The Umatilla County Type 3 Incident Command Team has been assigned to manage the incident throughout Umatilla County. Overnight, flooding levels at McKay Creek remained the same.
At 6:00 pm on Saturday night, the Bureau of Reclamation placed the flow at 2750 cubic feet per second (cfs) and flows remain steady. Flooding has been happening throughout Umatilla County since Wednesday, April 10th.
There are many other areas affected including Walla Walla River, Mill Creek, Wildhorse River, Pine Creek, Stanfield, and Echo areas. Ukiah declared a state of emergency on Wednesday.
Teams will reassess at noon for evaluation of flows and weather impact. Water levels remain high and will continue to be monitored. Authorities are requesting that nonessential personnel stay away from the areas affected, for their safety.
Leaving it open for emergency support and public departments to work. At this time scheduled press releases will be sent out daily at 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.
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