Lots of rain and rapid snowmelt has led to rapidly rising rivers and streams causing major flooding in Walla Walla, Waitsburg and Dayton and Pendleton and Umitilla Oregon.

The Emergency Management reported Highway 12 between Dayton and Waitsberg is closed due to flooding.

Many areas in Eastern Oregon also being affected by the floods here are some major roads that are closed, flooded or restricted:

Several state routes in eastern Oregon are impacted this morning due to high water. Currently, the following routes are closed: I-84 EASTBOUND at Exit 188 at Stanfield and WESTBOUND at Exit 265 in La Grande; OR204 MP -1-35 (Weston-Elgin); OR237 MP 0-10 (Island City-Cove); OR11 MP 0-4.4 (Pendleton-OR331); OR244 MP 35-47 (west of Hilgard/I-84). OR204 and OR244 are also experiencing slide activity that is contributing to the high water events. Other routes may be impacted by high water. Drive with extreme caution. Please check TripCheck.com for updates as conditions may change. Or call 511/ 800-977-6368. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

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