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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 3:30 PM PDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


This statement applies to backcountry avalanche terrain and does not
apply to highways or operating ski areas.


... avalanche warning for the west slopes of the Washington Cascades
Mt Rainier south and the Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday
morning...

Further heavy snow and then potential rain should be seen in the Mt
Rainier to Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday morning. This
is very likely to cause wet loose... storm slab and wind slab
avalanche conditions in this area. An avalanche warning is issued
for the Mt Rainier to Mt Hood area for Wednesday night and Thursday
morning. Back country travel in avalanche terrain is this area is
not recommended Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Significant snow and avalanche conditions are also expected in other
areas but that are slightly less than warning criteria. Avalanches
are also likely in these other areas as well.

This statement will be updated as warranted. For hourly mountain
weather data and complete forecast details please visit www.Nwac.US

Backcountry travelers should be aware that elevation and geographic
distinctions are approximate and that a transition zone between
dangers exists. There are also avalanche safe areas in the mountains
during all levels of avalanche danger.


Ferber/northwest avalanche center





































330 PM PST Wed Apr 23 2014

This statement applies to backcountry avalanche terrain and does not
apply to highways or operating ski areas.


... avalanche warning for the west slopes of the Washington Cascades
Mt Rainier south and the Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday
morning...

Further heavy snow and then potential rain should be seen in the Mt
Rainier to Mt Hood area Wednesday night and Thursday morning. This
is very likely to cause wet loose... storm slab and wind slab
avalanche conditions in this area. An avalanche warning is issued
for the Mt Rainier to Mt Hood area for Wednesday night and Thursday
morning. Back country travel in avalanche terrain is this area is
not recommended Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Significant snow and avalanche conditions are also expected in other
areas but that are slightly less than warning criteria. Avalanches
are also likely in these other areas as well.

This statement will be updated as warranted. For hourly mountain
weather data and complete forecast details please visit www.Nwac.US

Backcountry travelers should be aware that elevation and geographic
distinctions are approximate and that a transition zone between
dangers exists. There are also avalanche safe areas in the mountains
during all levels of avalanche danger.


Ferber/northwest avalanche center




































Record Report

Statement as of 4:46 AM PDT on April 23, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Astoria or for April 23rd ...

a record rainfall of 2.22 inch(es) was set at Astoria or yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.79 set in 1996.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:10 AM PDT on April 24, 2014


... Rainfall totals for the past 48 hours ending at 9 am Thursday...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... Oregon observations...

... Benton...
Summit (750 ft) 2.30 in 0900 am 04/24 44.63n/123.58w
Finley NWR nr Corvallis (308) 0.89 in 0800 am 04/24 44.42n/123.33w
Corvallis (308 ft) 0.88 in 0500 am 04/24 44.42n/123.33w
2 se Corvallis (234 ft) 0.85 in 0800 am 04/24 44.55n/123.26w

... Clackamas...
Zigzag (1379 ft) 1.95 in 0800 am 04/24 45.35n/121.95w
Redland Beaver Lake (170 ft) 1.20 in 0800 am 04/24 45.31n/122.51w
Oregon City (40 ft) 1.03 in 0815 am 04/24 45.36n/122.61w

... Clatsop...
Astoria Airport (10 ft) 3.42 in 0800 am 04/24 46.16n/123.88w
Jewell (569 ft) 3.30 in 0800 am 04/24 45.94n/123.53w

... Columbia...
Miller RAWS nr Clatskanie 2.56 in 0800 am 04/24 46.02n/123.27w
Nehalem river nr Vernonia 1.74 in 0815 am 04/24 45.81n/123.28w
Scappoose Airport (50 ft) 0.94 in 0800 am 04/24 45.77n/123.86w

... Hood River...
Cascade Locks (142 ft) 2.93 in 0805 am 04/24 45.68n/121.87w
3 SW Hood River (225 ft) 0.98 in 0800 am 04/24 45.68n/121.56w

... Lane...
4 se Deadwood (244 ft) 2.74 in 0800 am 04/24 44.05n/123.71w
2 NNW Veneta (422 ft) 1.32 in 0807 am 04/24 44.08n/123.36w
Eugene Airport (360 ft) 0.84 in 0900 am 04/24 44.13n/123.21w

... Lincoln...
Depoe Bay (106 ft) 2.20 in 0800 am 04/24 44.81n/124.06w
Newport 3n (220 ft) 1.44 in 0700 am 04/24 44.68n/124.06w
Newport Airport (150 ft) 1.28 in 0900 am 04/24 44.58n/124.06w

... Marion...
Detroit dam (1220 ft) 2.60 in 0500 am 04/24 44.72n/122.25w
mehema (199 ft) 1.86 in 0800 am 04/24 44.79n/122.60w
3 SSW Salem (138 ft) 1.54 in 0823 am 04/24 44.87n/123.04w
1 ENE Stayton (532 ft) 1.38 in 0800 am 04/24 44.80n/122.78w
Aurora Airport (190 ft) 1.21 in 0800 am 04/24 45.25n/122.77w
Salem Airport (200 ft) 1.17 in 0800 am 04/24 44.91n/123.00w

... Multnomah...
Troutdale Airport (36 ft) 0.99 in 0900 am 04/24 45.55n/122.41w
Portland Intl Airport (30 ft) 0.79 in 0900 am 04/24 45.60n/122.61w

... Polk...
Falls City (420 ft) 3.3o in 0900 am 04/24 44.88n/123.46w
grande ronde (395 ft) 1.60 in 0900 am 04/24 45.05n/123.62w
Willamina (240 ft) 1.27 in 0700 am 04/24 45.07n/123.48w

... Tillamook...
Lees Camp (654 ft) 4.40 in 0800 am 04/24 45.59n/123.52w
Tillamook 1w (10 ft) 2.52 in 0800 am 04/24 45.46n/123.87w
Tillamook Airport (36 ft) 1.98 in 0800 am 04/24 45.42n/123.81w
1 NW Manzanita (154 ft) 1.91 in 0800 am 04/24 45.72n/123.94w

... Washington...
Dixie mtn (1430 ft) 2.40 in 0800 am 04/24 45.71n/122.96w
Hillsboro Airport (200 ft) 1.12 in 0800 am 04/24 45.55n/122.95w

... Yamhill...
McMinnville Airport (160 ft) 1.10 in 0800 am 04/24 45.20n/123.13w

... Washington observations...

... Clark...
Elkhorn Mt nr Hockinson (1350) 1.85 in 0900 am 04/24 45.73n/122.40w
Vancouver Pearson Airport (20) 0.93 in 0900 am 04/24 45.62n/122.65w

... Cowlitz...
Cougar (540 ft) 5.18 in 0900 am 04/24 46.06n/122.29w
Abernathy RAWS nr Castle Rock 4.44 in 0900 am 04/24 46.34n/123.08w
Kelso Airport (20 ft) 1.60 in 0900 am 04/24 46.12n/122.90w

... Pacific...
Rock Creek (1445 ft) 3.35 in 0730 am 04/24 46.53n/123.40w
Brooklyn (1036 ft) 2.09 in 0730 am 04/24 46.73n/123.55w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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