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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 PM PST on January 15, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Flood Watch in effect for the north Oregon coast and Coast
Range... Portland/Vancouver Metro area... Columbia River gorge... and
southwest Washington from the Willapa Hills to the South
Washington Cascades... from Tuesday morning through late Wednesday
night...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of northwest Oregon and southwest
Washington... including the following areas... in northwest
Oregon... central Columbia River gorge... Coast Range of
northwest Oregon... greater Portland Metro area... lower
Columbia... north Oregon coast... Upper Hood River Valley and
western Columbia River gorge. 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 Tuesday morning through late Wednesday night

* freezing levels will rise to over 8000 feet Monday night leading
to rapid snow melt. In addition... heavy rain beginning Tuesday
will cause sharp rises on rivers and creeks draining the Coast
Range... South Washington Cascades... and Willapa Hills.

* Rainfall amounts through Thursday...
    *portland/Vancouver Metro area... ... 1.5 to 3 inches
    *north Coast Range/Willapa Hills... .4 to 8 inches
    *south Washington Cascades... ... ... .4 to 8 inches

* impacts...
    *street flooding is possible in urban areas where ice and snow
     may block storm drains.

* Rivers of concern include the Grays in Wahkiakum County... the
lower Nehalem and Wilson in Tillamook County... the upper
Tualatin in Washington County... the marys in Benton County... and
Johnson Creek in Clackamas County.

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 Watch

Statement as of 10:05 AM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 18, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday morning for the South Washington coast... north
Oregon coast... and central coast of Oregon...

A high wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday morning.

* Winds: south 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 55 to 70 mph along the
most exposed beaches and headlands.

* Coastal communities: south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 60 mph.

* Timing: peaking late Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night.

* Locations include: Florence... Yachats... Newport... Lincoln
City... Garibaldi... Cannon Beach... Long Beach... and Ocean Park

* impacts: winds may be strong enough to produce isolated power
outages. Secure outdoor belongings such as deck and patio
furniture.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.


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Small Craft for Rough Bar Advisory

Statement as of 8:46 AM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 17, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory for rough bar remains in effect from 5 PM
this afternoon to 4 PM PST Tuesday...
... Small Craft Advisory for rough bar will expire at 9 am PST
this morning...

* in the Main Channel...

* general seas... 6 to 8 feet... increasing to around 10 feet
tonight.

* First Ebb... around 730 PM this evening. Seas near 10 feet.

* Second Ebb... around 815 am Tuesday. Seas near 11 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near Harbor
entrances.






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Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
California - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
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Illinois - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
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Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
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Nevada - Special Statement
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Pennsylvania - Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory
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