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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
351 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WASHINGTON...

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 1

HEAVY RAIN IN THE OLYMPICS WILL DRIVE THE SKOKOMISH RIVER TO FLOOD STAGE
THIS EVENING. MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS...VANS...OR TRUCKS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...THIS IS
THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON. BE ALERT FOR
RAPID CHANGES AND MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA.

&&

WAC045-210851-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0068.141221T0329Z-141221T1838Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.141221T0329Z.141221T0600Z.141221T0938Z.NO/
351 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* FROM THIS EVENING TO SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT  3:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 7 PM
  SATURDAY AND CREST NEAR 16.6 FEET AROUND 10 PM SATURDAY. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD
  FLOODING OF PASTURE LANDS...WITH WATER FLOWING QUICKLY OVER WEST
  BOURGAULT ROAD AND SKOKOMISH VALLEY ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
252 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN OREGON...

  COQUILLE RIVER AT COQUILLE AFFECTING COOS COUNTY...

ORC011-210452-
/O.CON.KMFR.FL.W.0003.141221T2042Z-141224T0313Z/
/COQO3.1.ER.141221T2042Z.141222T1200Z.141223T1513Z.NO/
252 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE COQUILLE RIVER AT COQUILLE.
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT  2:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE RIVER
  FORECAST TO CREST AT 21.9 FT SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...THE COQUILLE RIVER IS AT FLOOD STAGE. EXPECT
  FLOODING OF FARMLAND AND LOW-LYING AREAS THROUGHOUT THE FLOOD PLAIN
  ALONG THE COQUILLE RIVER.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 23.6 FEET
  ON DEC 3 2012.

$$

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS OR ROADS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO
DEEP TO ALLOW FOR SAFE PASSAGE OR THERE MAY BE UNSEEN DAMAGE TO THE
ROADWAY. USE ALTERNATE ROUTES AND STAY AWAY FROM RIVERBANKS.

FOR THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS, VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 12442 4307 12416 4310 12412 4323 12422 4316 12441

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC057-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0019.141221T1640Z-141222T1218Z/
/TRAO3.1.ER.141221T1640Z.141222T0000Z.141222T0618Z.NO/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Trask River near Tillamook.
* from Sunday morning to late Sunday night...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Saturday the stage was...8.6 feet / 1500 cfs.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet and flood flow is 12100 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  9 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 17.0 ft around 4 PM Sunday.
* Impact...Above 16.5 ft, Expect some minor flooding along the lower
  Trask River. Dairy farms, buildings, and a few residences adjacent
  to the Trask in the vicinity of Hwy 101 may be threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 4543 12372 4542 12381 4545 12388 4546 12388 4544 12371

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC057-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0018.141221T1046Z-141222T1645Z/
/TLMO3.1.ER.141221T1046Z.141222T0000Z.141222T1045Z.UU/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Wilson River near Tillamook.
* from late tonight to Monday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Saturday the stage was...6.8 feet / 3850 cfs.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet and flood flow is 16200 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  2 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 14.4 ft around 4 PM Sunday.
* Impact...Above 14 ft, Widespread lowland and dairy land flooding
  begins. Sloughs north of the city, mainly Dougherty, begin to
  overflow. Minor flooding begins in the business district north of
  Tillamook and along Hwy 101, particularly during high tide.

&&

LAT...LON 4546 12385 4549 12385 4548 12373 4547 12372 4546 12375

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC039-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0022.141221T0838Z-141223T0039Z/
/MPLO3.1.ER.141221T0838Z.141222T0000Z.141222T1839Z.NO/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Siuslaw River near Mapleton.
* from late tonight to Monday afternoon...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Saturday the stage was...8.8 feet / 5200 cfs.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet and flood flow is 22400 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  1 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 21.6 ft around 4 PM Sunday.
* Impact...Above 20.O feet, Expect water over East Mapleton Road.
  Flooding of some low-lying homes and structures begins. Flooding
  may be exacerbated by high tide.

&&

LAT...LON 4397 12402 4400 12404 4408 12387 4406 12380 4401 12384

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

WAC069-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0016.141221T0510Z-141222T0943Z/
/GRRW1.1.ER.141221T0510Z.141221T1200Z.141222T0343Z.UU/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Grays River near Rosburg.
* from this evening to late Sunday night...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was...7.4 feet / 1200 cfs.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet and flood flow is 8300 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  9 PM Saturday and is expected to crest at 12.7 ft around 4 AM
  Sunday.
* Impact...Above 12.0 feet, expect some flooding of roads along and
  near the Grays River, including roadway approaches to the Altoona
  Bridge over the Grays, and portions of Covered Bridge Road,
  Barr-Durrah Road, and Loop Road near Rosburg and Hwy 4.

&&

LAT...LON 4630 12368 4631 12370 4636 12361 4637 12355 4635 12356

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC007-057-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0017.141221T1153Z-141223T0435Z/
/FSSO3.1.ER.141221T1153Z.141222T0000Z.141222T2235Z.NO/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Nehalem River near Foss.
* from late tonight to Monday evening...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Saturday the stage was...8.0 feet / 6150 cfs.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet and flood flow is 25900 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  4 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 18.1 ft around 4 PM Sunday.
* Impact...Above 18 ft, expect widespread flooding of low lying farm
  land and structures downstream of the Foss gauging station to
  Nehalem. Street flooding in the town of Nehalem begins at this
  point, usually during the high tide.

&&

LAT...LON 4568 12389 4573 12391 4574 12387 4573 12376 4570 12375

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC003-041-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0021.141221T1211Z-141223T0110Z/
/TIDO3.1.ER.141221T1211Z.141222T0600Z.141222T1910Z.NO/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Alsea River Near Tidewater.
* from late tonight to Monday afternoon...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10 AM Saturday the stage was...8.2 feet / 5150 cfs.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet and flood flow is 19500 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  4 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 21.0 ft around 10 PM
  Sunday.
* Impact...Above 20 ft, Water begins to surround houses at the `Little
  Albany` community on Highway 34 near Milepost 8. Widespread pasture
  and dairy land flooding can be expected. Flooding of numerous roads
  along and near the river occurs at this level.

&&

LAT...LON 4437 12382 4440 12402 4444 12402 4441 12382

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin


...The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Washington...Oregon...

  Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County
  Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
  Wilson River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Trask River near Tillamook affecting Tillamook County
  Siletz River at Siletz affecting Lincoln County
  Alsea River Near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln Counties
  Siuslaw River near Mapleton affecting Lane County


River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and
temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir
releases.

For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit
weather.gov/portland.

The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas.
Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

&&

ORC041-210214-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FL.W.0020.141221T0744Z-141222T1550Z/
/SILO3.1.ER.141221T0744Z.141222T0000Z.141222T0950Z.NO/
1014 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Siletz River at Siletz.
* from this evening to Monday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Saturday the stage was...8.1 feet / 5000 cfs.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet and flood flow is 19000 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is forecast to rise above flood stage around
  11 PM Saturday and is expected to crest at 18.4 ft around 4 PM
  Sunday.
* Impact...Above 18 ft, Expect minor flooding of a small housing
  development near mile post 8 down stream from Mack Landing.
  Widespread lowland and pasture land flooding also occurs at this
  level. Flooding may be exacerbated during high tide.

&&

LAT...LON 4470 12394 4490 12401 4489 12391 4472 12386

$$

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