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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

High Rivers

From the PDX Weather Service

Flood watch remains in effect through Wednesday evening for rivers and creeks in NW Oregon and SW Washington

* Heavy rain and snow melt are expected to cause rivers and creeks to rise this afternoon and evening and remain elevated through Wednesday. One to three inches of rain expected, with the possibility of three to five inches.

* Minor flooding is possible on several rivers and creeks.

* A "Flood Watch" means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.

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.

For entire forecast, visit their website here.

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