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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:03 AM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night for
parts of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through late Wednesday night

* with dramatically rising snow levels Tuesday and the onset of
heavy rain Tuesday night... expect moderate to sharp rises on
rivers and creeks draining the Coast Range... Willapa Hills...
and South Washington Cascades. At this point... any river
flooding that occurs is expected to have minor impacts. The
heavy rain will likely cause urban flooding in the Portland/
Vancouver Metro area as the rain will help melt the existing
snow and ice. Blocked storm drains may also contribute to
ponding of water on streets.

* Rainfall amounts through Thursday... 1 to 2 inches Portland/
Vancouver Metro area... 3 to 6 inches north Coast Range/Willapa
Hills... and 3 to 6 inches South Washington Cascades foothills.

* Rivers and creeks of greatest concern include Johnson Creek in
southeast Portland... the Nehalem in Clatsop and Tillamook
County... and the Grays in Wahkiakum County. However... all of
these are currently forecast to crest just below flood stage.

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 3:48 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 18, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST
Wednesday for the South Washington coast and the north and central
Oregon coast...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Wednesday.

* Headlands and open beaches: south to southeast 20 to 30 mph
this afternoon with gusts 50 to 60 mph. Winds will increase
tonight... becoming south 35 to 45 mph and gusts 65 to 70 mph.

* Coastal communities: south to southeast 15 to 25 mph today
into this evening... then south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45
to 60 mph.

* Timing of strongest winds: late tonight into Wednesday
morning.

* Impacts: winds may be strong enough to produce spotty power
outages. Watch for tree debris on roadways later today
through Wednesday morning.

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.





Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:10 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 18, 2017


... Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Wednesday...

* winds... south wind increasing to 30 to 40 kt with gusts 45 to
50 kt from later this afternoon through early Wednesday morning.
A coastal jet will produce locally stronger winds with at least
55 kt gusts within 20 nm of the coast.

* Seas... 15 to 18 ft... increasing further later this afternoon and
tonight. Seas reach the 22 to 26 ft range late tonight and
early Wednesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots are imminent or
occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port... or take
shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should
prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions... and
consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds
and waves subside.

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Winter Storm Watch
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory
New York - Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
Oklahoma - Record Report
Oregon - High Surf Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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