Marion County, Oregon
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Flood Advisory
Polk OR-Yamhill OR-Lincoln OR-Tillamook OR-Columbia OR-Multnomah OR-
Clatsop OR-Clackamas OR-Marion OR-Washington OR-Wahkiakum WA-
Pacific WA-Clark WA-Cowlitz WA-
209 PM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Polk County in northwestern Oregon...
Yamhill County in northwestern Oregon...
Northwestern Lincoln County in western Oregon...
Tillamook County in northwestern Oregon...
Columbia County in northwestern Oregon...
Multnomah County in northwestern Oregon...
Clatsop County in northwestern Oregon...
Western Clackamas County in northwestern Oregon...
Western Marion County in northwestern Oregon...
Washington County in northwestern Oregon...
Wahkiakum County in southwestern Washington...
Pacific County in southwestern Washington...
Clark County in southwestern Washington...
Western Cowlitz County in southwestern Washington...

* Until 200 PM PDT Sunday.

* At 2 PM PDT, Doppler radar and rain gauges indicated areas of
heavy rain on the increase. Periods of moderate to heavy rain will
continue through Saturday night and into Sunday morning, with
rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches in populated areas and higher
amounts in the Coast Range and Cascade foothills. Flooding of some
small streams and ponding of water in poor drainage areas is
likely. Drivers should use extra caution and avoid driving through
flooded areas.

LAT...LON 4679 12337 4639 12336 4639 12304 4617 12260
4540 12220 4477 12254 4481 12308 4481 12408
4525 12401 4536 12407 4563 12399 4595 12406
4602 12399 4625 12411 4666 12411 4669 12406
4679 12409


Flood Watch
North Oregon Coast-Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Northern Oregon Cascades-
South Washington Cascades-Willapa Hills-South Washington Coast-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
South Washington Cascade Foothills-Western Columbia River Gorge-
Central Columbia River Gorge-
139 PM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017


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.

* Through late Sunday night

* Heavy rain expected on Saturday and Saturday night, with
significant rises expected on many streams and rivers. Rivers
currently forecast to crest above or near flood stage include
the Wilson and Trask in Tillamook County and the Grays in
Wahkiakum County.

* 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 7 inches, including Eagle Creek
burn area. Interior lowlands...1 to 3 inches.


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.


High Wind Warning
Northern Oregon Cascades-South Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass,
Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens,
and Wind River Valley
315 AM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017


* WINDS...For exposed high elevation ridges and ski resort
elevations, southwest winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts 65 to 80
mph. For Cascade passes, southwest winds 25 to 40 mph with
gusts up to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will be strong for the rest of tonight.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in tree damage,
including downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages
are possible. travel will be difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles and trailers.


A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.



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