Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
839 PM PDT Fri May 18 2018

Lower Columbia/Lower Willamette/SW Washington Bulletin

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon...

  Columbia River at Vancouver affecting Multnomah and Clark Counties

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

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

The next update for these locations will be issued by 230 PM Saturday.

839 PM PDT Fri May 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Columbia River at Vancouver.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was...15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...This river is affected by tides, and will oscillate
  between about 15.5 feet and just above 16.0 feet through the
  weekend and into early next week, with the highest readings
  during high tide.
* Impact...Above 16 ft, expect flooding of some islands and low areas,
  with minor impacts for parks and trails along the river. Boaters
  should be cautious with faster currents than usual and watch for
  submerged wooden piles near banks or islands.


LAT...LON 4555 12228 4567 12265 4576 12274 4576 12286 4556 12269


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