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Mar-31-2012 12:27printcommentsVideo

Local Flooding Possible-Sand and Sandbags Available

Please report flooding, trees down or sandbag needs to 503-588-6333.

Salem flooding
Car passes over Salem's swollen Mill Creek Friday.
Photo and video by Jerry Freeman Salem-News.com

(SALEM) - The city of Salem is no stranger to flooding, and residents particularly along the city's rivers, creeks and streams are taking precautionary measures to prevent damage from accumulated high waters.

All Salem Urban streams remain remain below their action levels. Willamette River reached action level overnight but all roads remain open.

Mike Gotterba with Salem Public Works, says city crews are working today to clean critical culverts and grates.

He reminds residents that sand and sandbags are available at Shops complex.

Please report flooding, trees down or sandbag needs to 503-588-6333.

You can catch the latest weather, stream, river, road and sandbag information is available at www.cityofsalem.net and click on emergencies in upper right.

You can also go directly to http://www.cityofsalem.net/Emergency-Information/Pages/default.aspx

Video of Friday flooding in Salem by Jerry Freeman, Salem-News.com:





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