Saturday July 22, 2017
SNc Channels:

Zip Weather

Weather Forecast


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) - 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 and click on emergencies in upper right.

You can also go directly to

Video of Friday flooding in Salem by Jerry Freeman,

Comments Leave a comment on this story.

All comments and messages are approved by people and self promotional links or unacceptable comments are denied.

[Return to Top]
©2017 All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of

Articles for March 30, 2012 | Articles for March 31, 2012 | Articles for April 1, 2012

Special Section: Truth telling news about marijuana related issues and events.

Your customers are looking: Advertise on!

Call 503-362-6858 to Order Ahead  or for Party Reservations!

Fully licensed for Medical and Recreational Cannabis!