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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:44 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2017


... 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.




High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:32 AM PDT on October 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 22, 2017


... High Wind Warning in effect from noon today to 11 PM PDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 11 PM PDT this
evening.

* Winds... for beaches and headlands, south wind 30 to 45 mph with
gusts to 65 mph. In the coastal communities, south wind 25 to
35 mph with gusts 45 to 60 mph.

* Timing... expect a sharp increase in wind around noon today.
Strongest winds are expected between 4 PM to 9 PM this afternoon
and evening.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:44 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2017


... 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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Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
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Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
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Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Freeze Watch
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning
South Dakota - Wind Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Utah - Record Report
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Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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