JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- A ranch owner in Junction City is sounding the alarm after preparing for the Willamette River behind his ranch to flood.
Matt Hogan, the owner of Rolling H Ranch, spent his Sunday morning preparing his ranch for high waters.
"We got all the equipment out and got the horses out ... 25 horses this morning," Hogan said.
According to the National Weather Service, water in the Willamette River near Harrisburg is expected to rise about 15 feet Sunday night.
Hogan said the Army Corp of Engineers is expected to open flood gates on the Willamette River near his ranch.
"Nobody told us anything, which is why I'm concerned for other people on the river," he said.
Hogan moved all his horses to a safe place in fear of water pouring into the barn. However, he said relocating the animals cost him several thousands of dollars.
"Who knows what I'll also need to pay for when we come back and see what happened," he said.
Hogan wants to encourage others to take a look at the National Weather Service's website for the latest flooding information.
To visit the National Weather Service's website, click here.
- Junction City ranch owner prepares for potential hazardous flooding
- Flooded roads a danger to drivers in Junction City
- Family survives house fire in Junction City
- Junction City firefighters battle "challenging" industrial fire
- Junction City student arrested over picture
- Junction City Police investigate "swatting" incident
- 2018 Scandinavian festival coming to Junction City
- Junction City Firefighter's sell "Aebleskivers" during Festival
- Blitzing the Preseason: Junction City Tigers
- Junction City man sentenced for abusing cats