Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1247 PM PST FRI JAN 16 2015

...HEAVY RAIN SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT WILL LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT
RISES IN RIVERS BY SUNDAY...

A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN OREGON AND WASHINGTON
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HEAVY RAIN AND RISING SNOW
LEVELS.

ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES...SNOW LEVELS
WILL RISE TO 6000 TO 7000 FEET BY LATE SATURDAY WITH RAIN AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY MORNING.

ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE
RISING TO BETWEEN 7500 AND 8000 FEET BY LATE SATURDAY WITH RAIN
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES EXPECTED.

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN
THROUGH SUNDAY WITH SNOW LEVELS RISING TO NEAR 7000 FEET BY EARLY
SUNDAY.

NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON THE LARGE RIVERS ACROSS THESE
AREAS...BUT SIGNIFICANT RISES WILL BE SEEN ON SUNDAY. IN
ADDITION...SMALLER STREAMS AND CREEKS DRAINING THE MOUNTAIN AREAS
WILL BE RUNNING HIGH AND FAST.

PEOPLE LIVING NEAR CREEKS, STREAMS AND RIVERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO
MONITOR THE FORECAST AND BE ALERT FOR THE RISING WATER LEVELS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS AT
WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON OR MOBILE.WEATHER.GOV


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