Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Southwestern Clatsop County in northwestern Oregon…
Lincoln County in western Oregon…
Tillamook County in northwestern Oregon…

* Until 945 PM PST Wednesday..

* At 1246 PM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain causing urban and small stream flooding in the advisory
area. One to three inches of rain have already fallen.

Additional rainfall up to 1 inch is expected over the area through
the day. There are already reports of ponding of water and minor
flooding from Tillamook County, and additional flooding is possible
this afternoon and evening in Clatsop, Tillamook, and Lincoln


Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an
alternate route.

Landslides are possible during this flood event. The recent weeks of
heavy rain have saturated the soil, and today’s heavy rain may
trigger additional slides.