Flood waters continue to recede around western Oregon after the weekend storm. The weather coincides with the 50th anniversary of the deadly Christmas flood of 1964. Seventeen people in Oregon were killed after days of heavy snow followed by massive rain storms.
In Fall Creek, families are being forced out of their homes due to flooding just outside the Jasper-Lowell area. Those residents are keeping a positive attitude about the situation, despite the deep waters on their property.
Residents in Corvallis can pick up some free sand to keep the floodwater out of their homes. You just need a shovel. Public Works says with the rising river levels, the city's drainage system is slower. Residents say they appreciate having the sand available.