The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for Glacier induced flooding in... south central Siskiyou County in northern California...
* until 445 am PDT Sunday
* at 1038 PM PDT...a Glacier on Mt Shasta has broken...releasing large quantities of mud...rocks and water. This is causing flash flooding in Mud Creek and Pilgrim creek.
* Law enforcement reports that flooding is occurring at the following roads: Forest service Road 31 known as winding way and Forest service Road 13 known as Pilgrim Creek Road. Both roads are closed.
Flood waters are moving down Mud Creek and Pilgrim creek from mid way up Mount Shasta to just north of Highway 89 where waters are currently dammed. Water continues to accumulate upstream behind the debris flow and may break free and flow downstream at any time.
A Flash Flood Warning means flash flooding is occurring or is imminent. Most flood related deaths occur in automobiles. Do not attempt to cross water covered bridges...dips...or low water crossings. Never try to cross a flowing stream... even a small one... on foot. To escape rising water move up to higher ground.
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