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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:44 PM PDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Sunday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington,
including the following areas, in northwest Oregon, central
Willamette Valley, Coast Range of northwest Oregon, greater
Portland Metro area, lower Columbia, north Oregon coast,
northern Oregon Cascade foothills, and northern Oregon
Cascades. In southwest Washington, central Columbia River
gorge, Greater Vancouver area, I-5 corridor in Cowlitz County,
South Washington Cascade foothills, South Washington Cascades,
South Washington coast, western Columbia River gorge, and
Willapa Hills.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Sunday night.

* Heavy rain expected on Saturday and Saturday night, with
significant rises expected on many streams and rivers.

* Total rainfall Coast Range and Willapa Hills... 4 to 8 inches.
South Washington and north Oregon Cascades... 3 to 7 inches.
Coastal areas... 3 to 6 inches, heaviest north of Lincoln
City. Columbia River gorge... 3 to 6 inches, including Eagle
Creek. Interior lowlands... 1 to 3 inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.
People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in
canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk
from rapidly moving landslides.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:44 PM PDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Sunday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington,
including the following areas, in northwest Oregon, central
Willamette Valley, Coast Range of northwest Oregon, greater
Portland Metro area, lower Columbia, north Oregon coast,
northern Oregon Cascade foothills, and northern Oregon
Cascades. In southwest Washington, central Columbia River
gorge, Greater Vancouver area, I-5 corridor in Cowlitz County,
South Washington Cascade foothills, South Washington Cascades,
South Washington coast, western Columbia River gorge, and
Willapa Hills.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Sunday night.

* Heavy rain expected on Saturday and Saturday night, with
significant rises expected on many streams and rivers.

* Total rainfall Coast Range and Willapa Hills... 4 to 8 inches.
South Washington and north Oregon Cascades... 3 to 7 inches.
Coastal areas... 3 to 6 inches, heaviest north of Lincoln
City. Columbia River gorge... 3 to 6 inches, including Eagle
Creek. Interior lowlands... 1 to 3 inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.
People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in
canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk
from rapidly moving landslides.




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