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Oregon, Central Oregon Coast

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:28 PM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect for the central Oregon coast and Coast
Range... central and south Willamette Valley... and north Oregon
and Lane County Cascade foothills from Tuesday evening through
late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* From Tuesday evening through late Wednesday night.

* Freezing levels will rise to 8000 feet tonight which will allow
snowmelt to begin at elevations above low level inversions where
colder air is trapped. In addition... heavy rain beginning
Tuesday will cause rises on rivers and creeks draining the
Coast Range... and north Oregon Cascade foothills.

* Rainfall amounts through Thursday...
* Willamette Valley... 1 to 2 inches
* central Oregon coast and Coast Range... 3 to 6 inches
* north Oregon Cascade foothills... 2 to 4 inches

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.

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.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:23 PM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 18, 2017


... High Wind Warning in effect from noon Tuesday to 10 am PST
Wednesday for the South Washington coast... north Oregon
coast... and central coast of Oregon...


The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect from noon Tuesday to 10 am PST
Wednesday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds: south 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph along the
most exposed beaches and headlands.

* Coastal communities: south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph.

* Timing: peaking late Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* Locations include: Astoria... Tillamook... Lincoln City...
Newport... Florence... Raymond... Long Beach... Ocean Park

* impacts: winds may be strong enough to produce isolated power
outages. Secure outdoor belongings such as deck and patio
furniture.

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.






Gale Warning, Storm Watch, Gale Watch

Statement as of 3:00 AM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Gale Warning in effect from 10 am Tuesday to 4 PM PST
Wednesday...
... Storm watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Gale
Warning... which is in effect from 10 am Tuesday to 4 PM PST
Wednesday.

* Winds... Tuesday afternoon and evening south winds are likely
to increase to 25 to 35 knots and then are likely to increase
further Tuesday night into Wednesday to 35 kt to as high as 50
knots.

* Seas... south wind waves and 14 second period west swell are
expected to combine Tuesday through Wednesday to peak seas in
the 19 to 27 foot range. Later next week 25 foot west swell is
possible.

* Areas affected... the gale watch is valid for the entire area.
The storm watch is in effect for portions of the area outside 10
nautical miles to 50 nm from the coast... except near the coast
near Cape Blanco. Winds are expected to be strongest in the
vicinity of Cape Blanco.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots along with very
steep and hazardous seas are imminent or occurring. Operating a
vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly
equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without
the proper experience seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale
conditions.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Kansas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Winter Storm Watch
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory
New Mexico - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Record Report
Oregon - Areal Flood Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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