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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:25 AM PST on December 21, 2014

Expires 7:42 PM EST on December 22, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Clackamas river near Oregon City.
* At 9 am Sunday the stage was... 34.2 feet / 23090 cfs.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet and flood flow is 40000 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... this river will rise above flood stage around 5 PM
Sunday and is expected to crest at 39.6 ft around 10 PM Sunday.
* Impact... above 39.0 ft, expect minor flooding of low areas along the
lower Clackamas river, including Clackamette Park, the Oregon City
shopping center, and some agricultural land downstream of Carver
bridge.


Lat... Lon 4538 12250 4537 12260 4539 12260 4541 12256 4541 12249




1025 am PST sun Dec 21 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Clackamas river at Estacada.
* At 10 am Sunday the stage was... 20.2 feet / 19710 cfs.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet and flood flow is 23300 cfs.
* Forecast... this river will crest at 22.8 ft around 4 PM Sunday.
After the crest, this river is forecast to fall below flood stage
around 11 am Monday.
* Impact... above 23 ft, expect flooding to begin in the light
Industrial areas near the confluence of the Clackamas and
Willamette rivers. A trailer court at Carver is threatened at this
point. Some access roads are flooded and closed above this level
from Estacada downstream to Carver.


Lat... Lon 4529 12235 4536 12243 4538 12250 4541 12249 4539 12239




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:51 PM PST on December 21, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon for
portions of northwest Oregon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest Oregon... including the following
areas... Cascade foothills in Lane County... Cascades in Lane
County... central Coast Range of western Oregon... central
Oregon coast... central Willamette Valley... Coast Range of
northwest Oregon... greater Portland Metro area... north Oregon
coast... northern Oregon Cascade foothills... northern Oregon
Cascades and south Willamette Valley.

* Through Monday afternoon

* rainfall over northwest Oregon will continue to decrease in
intensity through Monday.

* Flood warnings remain in effect for a few coastal rivers and
Willamette tributaries. Some of the slower responding rivers
will continue to rise and approach flood stage over the next
couple of days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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.

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.

The next update for this watch will be issued by noon Monday.




Record Report

Statement as of 3:45 AM PST on December 21, 2014


... Record high temperatures for Saturday Dec 20...

Portland Oregon...
a record high temperature of 59 degrees was set yesterday.
         This ties the old record of 59 set in 1974.

Vancouver Washington...
a record high temperature of 59 degrees was set yesterday.
         This breaks the old record of 58 set in 1900.


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