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US101, 9 miles South of Yachats MP 173

 

 

Closure
A landslide has occurred, use an alternate route.

Issued: 12/20/2014 11:56 am

ORE224, 8 miles East of Estacada MP 31 - 36

 

 

Closure
Hwy closed from Promontory Park MP 31 to MP 38. Escorted access has been halted due to a landslide and there is no date for resuming the escorts.

OR 224 closed indefinitely from Promontory Park (mp 31) to US Forest Service Road 57 (mp 38). There is no estimated time or day to reopen OR 224. The highway will remain closed until all hazard trees are addressed.

Updated: 12/18/2014 4:19 pm

US101B, 2 miles West of Astoria MP 5

 

 

Closure with Detour
The Lewis and Clark River Bridge will be closed starting December 1, 2014; a detour will be in place. Use an alternate route.

The Lewis & Clark River Bridge is scheduled to be closed to facilitate construction activities starting December 1, 2014. This closure is anticipated to last until August 1, 2015. A detour route will be designated with signing during the length of the closure. The project is scheduled to be completed in November 2017.

Updated: 12/10/2014 10:31 am

Clatsop Co., Tillamook Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:14:00 AM 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. 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. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas. Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

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Benton Co., Lincoln Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:14:00 AM 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. 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. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas. Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

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Lane Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:14:00 AM 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. 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. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas. Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

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Lincoln Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:14:00 AM 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. 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. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas. Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

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Tillamook Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:14:00 AM 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. 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. && Precautionary/preparedness actions... Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive into flooded areas. Avoid walking near riverbanks during high water.

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North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
Wind Advisory

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:02:00 AM Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST Sunday ... ... High Wind Warning in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning ... Which is in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST Sunday. * Winds: south to southwest 25 to 30 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH in the advisory area and 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 70 MPH in the warning area. Strongest winds are expected near Summer Lake and in the mountains. * Timing: winds will increase through the day ... Reaching peak strength tonight into Sunday. * Locations in the warning area include: along Oregon highway 31 from Paisley to Summer Lake, along California highway 299 near cedar pass, and in the mountains in eastern Klamath, Lake and eastern Modoc counties. * Locations in the advisory area include: us highway 395 between Valley falls and Alkali Lake, portions of Oregon highway 31 in Lake county, portions of Oregon highway 140 east of Lakeview, and higher terrain in eastern Klamath, Lake and eastern Modoc counties. * Impacts: high winds will make travel difficult on area roadways. High profile vehicles will be most impacted. East to west oriented roads will experience the worst cross winds. Highway 31 between Paisley and Summer Lake may be severely impacted. Residents in the area should secure loose items and use caution when venturing outdoors. * View the hazard area in detail at http://go. Usa. Gov/zyv5 precautionary/preparedness actions.. A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles. A wind advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&

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North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.

 

 

Weather Alert
High Wind Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 10:02:00 AM Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST Sunday ... ... High Wind Warning in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning ... Which is in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST Sunday. * Winds: south to southwest 25 to 30 MPH with gusts up to 55 MPH in the advisory area and 35 to 45 MPH with gusts up to 70 MPH in the warning area. Strongest winds are expected near Summer Lake and in the mountains. * Timing: winds will increase through the day ... Reaching peak strength tonight into Sunday. * Locations in the warning area include: along Oregon highway 31 from Paisley to Summer Lake, along California highway 299 near cedar pass, and in the mountains in eastern Klamath, Lake and eastern Modoc counties. * Locations in the advisory area include: us highway 395 between Valley falls and Alkali Lake, portions of Oregon highway 31 in Lake county, portions of Oregon highway 140 east of Lakeview, and higher terrain in eastern Klamath, Lake and eastern Modoc counties. * Impacts: high winds will make travel difficult on area roadways. High profile vehicles will be most impacted. East to west oriented roads will experience the worst cross winds. Highway 31 between Paisley and Summer Lake may be severely impacted. Residents in the area should secure loose items and use caution when venturing outdoors. * View the hazard area in detail at http://go. Usa. Gov/zyv5 precautionary/preparedness actions.. A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles. A wind advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&

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North Coast, Central Coast, Northwest Coast Range, West Coast Range, Lower Columbia, Portland Metro, Central Willamette Valley, South Willamette Valley, North Cascade Foothills, North Cascades, Lane Co. Cascade Foothills, Lane Co. Cascades, WA-South Cascades, WA-Willapa Hills, WA-South Coast, WA-Lower Columbia & I-5 Cowlitz Co., WA-Vancouver Area, WA-South Cascade Foothills

 

 

Weather Alert
Flood Watch

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 08:21:00 AM Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 PM PST this afternoon through Monday afternoon for southwest Washington and northwest Oregon ... The Flood Watch continues for southwest Washington and northwest Oregon from 4 PM PST this afternoon through Monday afternoon. A classic atmospheric river type precipitation event is setting up over the Pacific northwest today ... Which will continue to impact the region into early Monday. A very long fetch of moisture with origins west to the south china sea is feeding into this system ... Bringing the potential for very large rainfall totals across the region. A deep and moist westerly flow will develop today and continue through Sunday. With the flow forecasted to remain perpendicular to the coast range and Cascades for an extended period of time ... Expect strong orographic enhancement to lead to the highest rainfall totals over the mountains. The coast range ... Foothills and Cascades are expected to see in the range of 6 to 12 inches of rain ... With locally higher amounts possible. Lower but still significant totals are expected for the lower terrain. Projected rainfall along the coast is forecasted to be around 4 to 8 inches. The interior lowlands should see 1 to 4 inches ... With the highest amounts closer to the Cascade foothills. Given the latest forecasted rainfall totals ... It appears that there is the strong potential for flooding over the weekend on numerous rivers and tributaries draining the coast range and Cascades. A few rivers may even reach major flood stage. The current river stage forecasts indicate that the faster responding rivers could reach flood stage as early as tonight. There are also likely to be impacts from urban and small stream flooding and flooding along low lying pasture land. In addition to the flooding concerns ... Excessive rainfall has the potential to create landslides ... Debris flows ... And excessive runoff in the vicinity of recent wildfire burn scars. Burn scars from two large fires this summer ... The 36 pit fire in the Clackamas river basin near Estacada and the deception complex near Oakridge ... Will be particularly vulnerable. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. 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. 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. The next update for this watch will be issued by 10 PM Saturday night.

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