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  • Special Weather Statement for South Willamette Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued October 22 at 3:11PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:11 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • ...WET AND WINDY THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOR SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON...
    A MOIST AND SLOW-MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM IS BRINGING WIDESPREAD
    HEAVY RAIN TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON TODAY. THE
    BAND OF HEAVIEST RAIN WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTHEAST THROUGH THIS
    EVENING...BEFORE BECOMING CONFINED TO THE LANE COUNTY CASCADES
    OVERNIGHT. EXPECT NUMEROUS POST-FRONTAL SHOWERS TO CONTINUE
    ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.
    STORM TOTAL RAINFALL TOTALS UPWARDS OF 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES ARE
    EXPECTED IN THE INLAND VALLEYS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. COASTAL
    LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN...AND 3 TO
    6 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST FOR MOST OF THE COAST RANGE AND
    CASCADES.
    MINOR URBAN FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DUE TO AUTUMN LEAVES CLOGGING
    STORM DRAINS. ADDITIONALLY...THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF MINOR
    FLOODING ON A COUPLE OF FAST RESPONDING SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS
    DUE TO THE HEAVY RAIN. BURN SCAR AREAS FROM RECENT WILDFIRES IN
    THE CASCADES MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO DEBRIS FLOWS OR MUDSLIDES. ALL
    OF THIS WILL BE MONITORED CLOSELY OVER THE COMING DAYS.
    AFTER A LULL ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY...ANOTHER STRONG
    SYSTEM MAY AFFECT PART OF THE AREA LATER FRIDAY INTO THIS
    WEEKEND. DETAILS ON THIS SYSTEM ARE STILL UNCERTAIN...BUT IT
    APPEARS SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON ARE IN FOR
    ANOTHER PERIOD OF WET AND WINDY WEATHER.

  • Special Weather Statement for South Willamette Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued October 22 at 3:11PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:11 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • ...WET AND WINDY THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOR SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON...
    A MOIST AND SLOW-MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM IS BRINGING WIDESPREAD
    HEAVY RAIN TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON TODAY. THE
    BAND OF HEAVIEST RAIN WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTHEAST THROUGH THIS
    EVENING...BEFORE BECOMING CONFINED TO THE LANE COUNTY CASCADES
    OVERNIGHT. EXPECT NUMEROUS POST-FRONTAL SHOWERS TO CONTINUE
    ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.
    STORM TOTAL RAINFALL TOTALS UPWARDS OF 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES ARE
    EXPECTED IN THE INLAND VALLEYS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. COASTAL
    LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN...AND 3 TO
    6 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST FOR MOST OF THE COAST RANGE AND
    CASCADES.
    MINOR URBAN FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DUE TO AUTUMN LEAVES CLOGGING
    STORM DRAINS. ADDITIONALLY...THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF MINOR
    FLOODING ON A COUPLE OF FAST RESPONDING SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS
    DUE TO THE HEAVY RAIN. BURN SCAR AREAS FROM RECENT WILDFIRES IN
    THE CASCADES MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO DEBRIS FLOWS OR MUDSLIDES. ALL
    OF THIS WILL BE MONITORED CLOSELY OVER THE COMING DAYS.
    AFTER A LULL ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY...ANOTHER STRONG
    SYSTEM MAY AFFECT PART OF THE AREA LATER FRIDAY INTO THIS
    WEEKEND. DETAILS ON THIS SYSTEM ARE STILL UNCERTAIN...BUT IT
    APPEARS SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON ARE IN FOR
    ANOTHER PERIOD OF WET AND WINDY WEATHER.