Greater Portland Metro Area

 Areal Flood Watch  Statement as of 12:51 PM PST on December 21, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon for
portions of northwest Oregon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest Oregon... including the following
areas... Cascade foothills in Lane County... Cascades in Lane
County... central Coast Range of western Oregon... central
Oregon coast... central Willamette Valley... Coast Range of
northwest Oregon... greater Portland Metro area... north Oregon
coast... northern Oregon Cascade foothills... northern Oregon
Cascades and south Willamette Valley.

* Through Monday afternoon

* rainfall over northwest Oregon will continue to decrease in
intensity through Monday.

* Flood warnings remain in effect for a few coastal rivers and
Willamette tributaries. Some of the slower responding rivers
will continue to rise and approach flood stage over the next
couple of days.

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 noon Monday.





 Record Report  Statement as of 3:45 am PST on December 21, 2014


... Record high temperatures for Saturday Dec 20...

Portland Oregon...
a record high temperature of 59 degrees was set yesterday.
         This ties the old record of 59 set in 1974.

Vancouver Washington...
a record high temperature of 59 degrees was set yesterday.
         This breaks the old record of 58 set in 1900.



 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 5:38 PM PST on December 21, 2014


A hefty amount of rain fell across southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon over the past 48 hours... causing mainly minor
flooding on some area rivers. The totals below include rainfall over
the 48 hour period between 4 PM Friday and 4 PM Sunday... which
approximately covers the rainfall produced by this weekends
atmospheric river event. Rain is still falling in some of these
areas... but additional accumulations are expected to be minor.


... Rainfall totals...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... Cascade foothills in Lane County...
Trout Creek 4.22 in 0314 PM 12/21 44.11n/122.58w
2 WNW Disston 3.01 in 0313 PM 12/21 43.73n/122.81w
Brush Creek 2.74 in 0314 PM 12/21 44.28n/122.85w
Cottage Grove 6.8 SSE 2.56 in 0953 am 12/21 43.71n/122.98w
Springfield 10.1 E 2.55 in 0745 am 12/21 44.06n/122.77w
Leaburg 2 E 2.52 in 0820 am 12/21 44.11n/122.65w
Cottage Grove 7.4 SSE 2.51 in 0832 am 12/21 43.71n/122.98w
Springfield 7.5 NNE 2.48 in 0714 am 12/21 44.15n/122.91w
Cottage Grove 7.0 SSE 2.38 in 0803 am 12/21 43.71n/122.98w
Springfield 8.3 NNE 2.00 in 0552 am 12/21 44.16n/122.90w

... Cascades in Lane County...
McKenzie 7.20 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.21n/121.87w
Holland Meadows 7.10 in 0300 PM 12/21 43.67n/122.57w
Roaring River 6.80 in 0300 PM 12/21 43.90n/122.03w
Salt Creek Falls 6.80 in 0300 PM 12/21 43.61n/122.12w
McKenzie Bridge 1 N 5.21 in 0734 am 12/21 44.18n/122.16w
Railroad overpass 4.40 in 0300 PM 12/21 43.66n/122.21w
Emigrant 4.39 in 0353 PM 12/21 43.48n/122.23w
fields 3.18 in 0317 PM 12/21 43.68n/122.30w
Sugarloaf 1.90 in 0306 PM 12/21 43.67n/122.65w

... Central Coast Range of western Oregon...
2 NNW Mapleton 7.80 in 0230 PM 12/21 44.06n/123.88w
Mapleton 7.43 in 0800 am 12/21 44.03n/123.86w
Swisshome 4.3 ESE 7.04 in 0923 am 12/21 44.05n/123.72w
Alsea Fish Hatchery 6.85 in 0800 am 12/21 44.40n/123.75w
Cannibal Mountain 6.33 in 0303 PM 12/21 44.35n/123.89w
Summit 5.90 in 0315 PM 12/21 44.63n/123.58w
grande ronde 5.20 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.05n/123.62w
Blodgett 1 N 4.97 in 0703 am 12/21 44.64n/123.58w
Florence 5.9 NNE 4.58 in 0810 am 12/21 44.06n/124.05w
Wilkinson Ridge 4.45 in 0257 PM 12/21 44.33n/123.72w
Village Creek 4.22 in 0353 PM 12/21 44.25n/123.47w
Elmira 2.4 WNW 3.48 in 0918 am 12/21 44.07n/123.40w
High Point 3.13 in 0353 PM 12/21 43.91n/123.40w
Veneta 1 E 2.57 in 0706 am 12/21 44.05n/123.33w

... Central Columbia River gorge...
Hood River 2.81 in 0357 PM 12/21 45.70n/121.54w
Hood River-Tucker bridge 2.80 in 0330 PM 12/21 45.65n/121.55w
1 ENE Underwood 2.38 in 0353 PM 12/21 45.73n/121.53w

... Central Oregon coast...
Toledo 0.2 W 5.58 in 0832 am 12/21 44.62n/123.94w
Florence 5.4 S 3.73 in 1111 am 12/21 43.91n/124.09w
Florence 5.4 N 3.69 in 1109 am 12/21 44.06n/124.10w
1 se Florence 3.64 in 0332 PM 12/21 43.98n/124.09w
1 NW Yachats 3.64 in 0356 PM 12/21 44.32n/124.11w
Newport 3n 3.63 in 0700 am 12/21 44.68n/124.06w
Waldport 1.0 WSW 3.62 in 0833 am 12/21 44.42n/124.08w
Florence 0.9 NW 3.45 in 0713 am 12/21 44.00n/124.11w
Depoe Bay 0.2 NW 3.30 in 0804 am 12/21 44.81n/124.06w
Newport 5.1 N 3.26 in 0715 am 12/21 44.69n/124.07w
dunes 3.26 in 0304 PM 12/21 43.96n/124.12w
Florence 1.8 NW 3.03 in 0613 am 12/21 44.01n/124.12w
1 NNE Lincoln Beach 3.00 in 0359 PM 12/21 44.87n/124.04w
Newport Airport 2.78 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.58n/124.06w

... Central Willamette Valley...
Monmouth 12.1 WSW 6.12 in 0814 am 12/21 44.77n/123.45w
6 SW Pike 6.00 in 0330 PM 12/21 45.31n/123.35w
Falls City 6.00 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.88n/123.46w
Falls City 0.3 E 5.08 in 0816 am 12/21 44.87n/123.43w
Rockhouse 1 4.57 in 0312 PM 12/21 44.92n/123.47w
Miller Woods 3.90 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.24n/123.26w
1 WSW Dallas 2.94 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.92n/123.33w
McMinnville 1.0 WNW 2.84 in 0844 am 12/21 45.22n/123.21w
Sheridan 4.6 SSW 2.78 in 0824 am 12/21 45.03n/123.43w
Gaston 3.2 SW 2.73 in 1006 am 12/21 45.40n/123.18w
1 NW Rickreall 2.61 in 0246 PM 12/21 44.95n/123.25w
Salem 3.7 SSW 2.43 in 0835 am 12/21 44.88n/123.06w
3 WSW Scholls 2.39 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.36n/123.01w
Yamhill 1.1 NNW 2.38 in 0743 am 12/21 45.36n/123.19w
Salem 2.2 SW 2.26 in 0851 am 12/21 44.90n/123.06w
Yamhill 1.8 NNE 2.20 in 0807 am 12/21 45.36n/123.17w
1 ESE Dallas 2.19 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.92n/123.30w
Independence 0.3 NNW 2.18 in 0702 am 12/21 44.86n/123.19w
Salem 1.2 W 2.09 in 0846 am 12/21 44.92n/123.05w
Independence 5.2 se 2.08 in 0727 am 12/21 44.79n/123.13w
Salem 2.7 NW 2.07 in 0713 am 12/21 44.95n/123.06w
Aumsville 1.4 N 2.04 in 0754 am 12/21 44.87n/122.87w
Turner 6.6 S 2.03 in 0733 am 12/21 44.75n/122.94w
McMinnville Airport 1.99 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.20n/123.13w
1 W Newberg 1.99 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.30n/122.99w
Salem Airport 1.93 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.91n/123.00w
2 ENE Yamhill 1.90 in 0349 PM 12/21 45.35n/123.14w
1 NW Dallas 1.86 in 0359 PM 12/21 44.93n/123.33w
Turner 6.0 SSE 1.83 in 0708 am 12/21 44.76n/122.91w
McMinnville 1.5 N 1.80 in 0831 am 12/21 45.23n/123.19w
1 SSE Aumsville 1.76 in 0354 PM 12/21 44.83n/122.86w
1 S Salem 1.71 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.90n/123.03w
Salem 4.0 NE 1.70 in 0800 am 12/21 44.96n/122.96w
Marion 1.68 in 0358 PM 12/21 44.75n/122.93w
Canby 1.53 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.24n/122.69w
Keizer 1.52 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.02n/123.02w
Aurora Airport 1.47 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.25n/122.77w

... Coast Range of northwest Oregon...
Lees Camp 7.70 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.59n/123.52w
4 ESE Hebo 6.73 in 0310 PM 12/21 45.21n/123.77w
Rye Mountain 6.70 in 0314 PM 12/21 45.22n/123.53w
Saddle Mountain 6.40 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.54n/123.37w
1 WNW Jewell 5.90 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.94n/123.53w
Grand Ronde 3.5 NW 5.74 in 0725 am 12/21 45.09n/123.67w
Tillamook 8 ENE 5.71 in 0330 PM 12/21 45.48n/123.72w
South Fork 5.49 in 0312 PM 12/21 45.60n/123.48w
Nehalem river nr Foss 5.40 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.70n/123.75w
Nehalem 4.1 ESE 4.93 in 0806 am 12/21 45.70n/123.81w
Sheridan 5.2 NW 4.88 in 1202 PM 12/21 45.16n/123.46w
Tidewater 4.37 in 0314 PM 12/21 46.01n/123.56w
seine creek 4.30 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.53n/123.30w
Timber 1.5 SW 3.68 in 0828 am 12/21 45.71n/123.32w
Forest Grove 9.8 NW 2.91 in 0622 am 12/21 45.63n/123.23w
Vernonia 7.2 SW 2.85 in 0801 am 12/21 45.78n/123.28w
Vernonia 5.4 WNW 2.56 in 0829 am 12/21 45.88n/123.29w
Miller 2.40 in 0312 PM 12/21 46.02n/123.27w
Scappoose 6.9 NNW 2.27 in 0852 am 12/21 45.83n/122.96w
Vernonia 1.3 N 2.01 in 0935 am 12/21 45.88n/123.19w
Scappoose 1.9 NW 1.92 in 0138 PM 12/21 45.77n/122.90w

... Greater Portland Metro area...
scoggins crk blo Henry hagg 2.91 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.47n/123.20w
4 WSW Scappoose 2.60 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.71n/122.96w
Tualatin r nr Gaston 2.33 in 0315 PM 12/21 45.44n/123.17w
1 NW Forest Grove 2.14 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.54n/123.13w
Tualatin 0.6 SSE 2.00 in 0733 am 12/21 45.37n/122.77w
North Plains 4.1 NNE 1.92 in 0713 am 12/21 45.65n/122.96w
Canby 0.2 N 1.73 in 0505 am 12/21 45.27n/122.69w
Scappoose Airport 1.71 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.77n/122.86w
Sherwood 1.67 in 0342 PM 12/21 45.35n/122.84w
Estacada 5.2 WNW 1.58 in 0738 am 12/21 45.33n/122.43w
1 WSW Damascus 1.56 in 0355 PM 12/21 45.40n/122.50w
Canby 1.54 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.27n/122.69w
Oregon City 1.52 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.34n/122.61w
Gresham 1.50 in 0345 PM 12/21 45.48n/122.42w
Cornelius 1.46 in 0350 PM 12/21 45.51n/123.06w
2 SSW Mt Tabor 1.44 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.48n/122.61w
Tigard 1.44 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.41n/122.77w
Happy Valley 1.7 ESE 1.37 in 0800 am 12/21 45.43n/122.50w
King City 1.36 in 0350 PM 12/21 45.40n/122.80w
Milwaukie 0.9 NNE 1.31 in 1005 am 12/21 45.46n/122.61w
Lake Oswego 0.6 N 1.31 in 0938 am 12/21 45.42n/122.70w
Farmington 1.31 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.46n/122.95w
Clackamas 1.9 NNE 1.24 in 0914 am 12/21 45.44n/122.54w
1 SSE Sylvan 1.24 in 0353 PM 12/21 45.49n/122.72w
Beaverton 1.9 NNE 1.21 in 0725 am 12/21 45.50n/122.80w
Wood Village 1.21 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.53n/122.41w
Portland 2.5 se 1.20 in 0924 am 12/21 45.51n/122.62w
Portland Airport 1.14 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.60n/122.61w
1 ENE Rockcreek 1.14 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.56n/122.85w
Hillsboro Airport 1.13 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.55n/122.95w
NWS Portland/Parkrose 1.10 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.56n/122.54w
Hillsboro 1.01 in 0301 PM 12/21 45.52n/122.94w
SW Portland/Garden Home 1.00 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.46n/122.76w
Troutdale Airport 0.69 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.55n/122.41w

... Greater Vancouver area...
Larch Mountain 3.02 in 0309 PM 12/21 45.72n/122.35w
Brush Prairie 5.4 E 1.74 in 0843 am 12/21 45.74n/122.44w
Washougal 3.7 NNW 1.74 in 0724 am 12/21 45.63n/122.37w
1 ESE Heisson 1.68 in 0340 PM 12/21 45.81n/122.46w
Orchards 1.0 se 1.61 in 0952 am 12/21 45.65n/122.53w
Battle Ground 1.57 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.79n/122.54w
Camas 0.7 NNW 1.56 in 0758 am 12/21 45.60n/122.42w
Vancouver 5.3 NE 1.27 in 0756 am 12/21 45.70n/122.61w
Ridgefield 1.0 se 1.24 in 0800 am 12/21 45.81n/122.73w
Vancouver Airport 1.14 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.62n/122.65w
Vancouver 3.9 NE 1.10 in 0812 am 12/21 45.67n/122.60w
Salmon Creek 1.3 NE 1.09 in 1051 am 12/21 45.73n/122.64w
Vancouver 1.9 NE 1.04 in 0504 am 12/21 45.66n/122.64w
Minnehaha 0.89 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.65n/122.62w

... Lower Columbia...
St. Helens 3.5 NW 2.14 in 1027 am 12/21 45.89n/122.87w
Rainier 0.4 WSW 1.80 in 0829 am 12/21 46.09n/122.95w
Clatskanie 3.0 NE 1.74 in 0838 am 12/21 46.13n/123.16w
Warren 1 SW 1.71 in 1108 am 12/21 45.82n/122.86w
Columbia City 0.5 S 1.63 in 0756 am 12/21 45.89n/122.81w
Saint Helens 1.14 in 0349 PM 12/21 45.85n/122.82w

... Lower Columbia and I - 5 corridor in Cowlitz County...
Castle Rock 2.49 in 0309 PM 12/21 46.27n/122.89w
2 WNW Longview 1.96 in 0400 PM 12/21 46.15n/122.98w
Kelso Airport 1.66 in 0400 PM 12/21 46.12n/122.90w
2 W Lexington 1.33 in 0353 PM 12/21 46.18n/122.95w
1 SSW Woodland 1.30 in 0353 PM 12/21 45.90n/122.75w

... North Oregon coast...
Tillamook RAWS 4.61 in 0312 PM 12/21 45.46n/123.80w
Tillamook Airport 3.83 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.42n/123/81w
West Fork Satsop river 3.86 in 0330 PM 12/21 46.18n/123.56w
Wilson r at Tillamook 3.32 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.48n/123.81w
3 SW Sandlake 2.55 in 0400 PM 12/21 45.26n/123.95w
Pacific City 2.51 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.20n/123.97w
Astoria Airport 2.49 in 0400 PM 12/21 46.16n/123.88w
2 E Oceanside 2.37 in 0357 PM 12/21 45.47n/123.92w
Manzanita 0.5 NNW 2.36 in 0812 am 12/21 45.72n/123.94w
Knappa 2.34 in 0359 PM 12/21 46.17n/123.58w
1 WSW Astoria 2.05 in 0400 PM 12/21 46.18n/123.84w
Oceanside 1.72 in 0358 PM 12/21 45.46n/123.97w
Cannon Beach 1.59 in 0347 PM 12/21 45.89n/123.96w

... Northern Oregon Cascade foothills...
Yellowstone mtn 7.68 in 0317 PM 12/21 44.59n/122.43w
pebble 6.09 in 0353 PM 12/21 44.23n/122.99w
Horse Creek 4.18 in 0327 PM 12/21 44.95n/122.40w
Sweet Home 2.0 NE 2.81 in 0711 am 12/21 44.42n/122.67w
Lyons 2.1 S 2.71 in 0122 PM 12/21 44.75n/122.61w
2 NE Cherryville 2.64 in 0348 PM 12/21 45.39n/122.11w
Stayton 6 ENE 2.51 in 0716 am 12/21 44.84n/122.68w
Mill City 0.8 W 2.50 in 0844 am 12/21 44.75n/122.49w
Mehama 0.7 ESE 2.37 in 0753 am 12/21 44.79n/122.60w
Sweet Home 2.20 in 0357 PM 12/21 44.40n/122.70w
Estacada 2 se 1.77 in 0800 am 12/21 45.27n/122.32w
1 WSW Sweet Home 1.49 in 0339 PM 12/21 44.39n/122.72w
Sandy 0.9 se 1.47 in 0716 am 12/21 45.39n/122.25w
3 SSE Shortys Corner 1.33 in 0351 PM 12/21 45.35n/122.20w
5 E Waterloo 1.16 in 0357 PM 12/21 44.50n/122.72w
Eagle Creek 1.05 in 0313 PM 12/21 45.37n/122.33w

... Northern Oregon Cascades...
blazed Alder 8.60 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.43n/121.86w
Jump Off Joe 7.80 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.39n/122.17w
North Fork 6.90 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.55n/122.00w
Boulder Creek 6.83 in 0258 PM 12/21 44.72n/122.00w
Little Meadows 6.70 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.61n/122.23w
Daly Lake 6.20 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.52n/122.09w
Red Hill 6.10 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.46n/121.70w
Santiam Junction 6.00 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.44n/121.95w
Hogg pass 5.80 in 0300 PM 12/21 44.42n/121.86w
Clackamas Lake 5.70 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.10n/121.75w
Mud Ridge 5.60 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.25n/121.74w
log creek 5.57 in 0306 PM 12/21 45.50n/121.90w
Wanderers Peak 5.52 in 0307 PM 12/21 45.11n/122.20w
Mt Hood test site 5.30 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.32n/121.72w
Greenpoint 5.00 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.62n/121.70w
Marion Forks Fish Hatchery 4.76 in 0730 am 12/21 44.61n/121.95w
Three Lynx 4.30 in 0315 PM 12/21 45.13n/122.07w
Detroit dam 4.21 in 0500 am 12/21 44.72n/122.25w
Mount Hood Village 1.7 ESE 4.20 in 0809 am 12/21 45.35n/121.95w
Peavine Ridge 4.20 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.04n/121.93w
South Fork Bull Run 4.10 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.45n/122.03w
Rhododendron 3.8 NW 3.94 in 0925 am 12/21 45.36n/121.97w
Red Box 3.92 in 0307 PM 12/21 45.03n/121.92w
Marion Forks 3.17 in 0200 PM 12/21 44.59n/121.97w

... South Willamette Valley...
Philomath 7.0 SW 4.91 in 0839 am 12/21 44.47n/123.46w
Corvallis 9.7 SW 4.10 in 0710 am 12/21 44.47n/123.42w
Monroe 5.7 WNW 3.69 in 0811 am 12/21 44.33n/123.41w
Philomath 4.8 NNW 3.23 in 1050 am 12/21 44.60n/123.41w
Philomath 1.1 E 2.78 in 0729 am 12/21 44.54n/123.34w
Albany 3.8 NW 2.66 in 0748 am 12/21 44.66n/123.14w
Corvallis RAWS 2.62 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.42n/123.33w
Corvallis 0.6 ENE 2.20 in 0855 am 12/21 44.57n/123.27w
Lacomb 3 NNE 2.10 in 0800 am 12/21 44.63n/122.72w
Monroe 2.08 in 0348 PM 12/21 44.32n/123.31w
Eugene Airport 2.05 in 0400 PM 12/21 44.13n/123.21w
Albany 2.7 NE 2.00 in 0832 am 12/21 44.65n/123.05w
Coburg 1.4 NNW 1.53 in 0820 am 12/21 44.16n/123.07w
3 W Springfield 1.43 in 0356 PM 12/21 44.05n/123.04w
Eugene 1.42 in 0352 PM 12/21 44.05n/123.11w
Brownsville 3.0 NW 1.34 in 0832 am 12/21 44.42n/123.03w
Lebanon 1.4 SSW 1.32 in 0708 am 12/21 44.52n/122.92w

... South Washington Cascade foothills...
Cougar 5.94 in 0323 PM 12/21 46.06n/122.29w
1 WSW Yale 4.70 in 0350 PM 12/21 46.00n/122.40w
calamity 4.10 in 0300 PM 12/21 45.90n/122.22w
Canyon Creek 3.32 in 0352 PM 12/21 45.92n/122.30w
Ariel 3.02 in 0800 am 12/21 45.96n/122.55w
Kalama Falls hatchery 2.59 in 1100 am 12/21 46.02n/122.73w
Yale Lake 1.62 in 0654 am 12/21 45.96n/122.33w
Toutle 1.12 in 0358 PM 12/21 46.32n/122.72w

... South Washington Cascades...
Dry Creek 5.07 in 0325 PM 12/21 45.94n/121.99w
2 WSW Spirit Lake 3.74 in 0300 PM 12/21 46.26n/122.18w
Sheep Canyon 3.19 in 0300 PM 12/21 46.19n/122.25w
Swift Creek 3.12 in 0300 PM 12/21 46.16n/122.18w


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