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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 6:23 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1130 am PDT for
areas in and around The Eagle creek burn area in northwestern
Hood River and east central Multnomah counties...

At 615 am, automated rain gauges indicated that 4 to 8 inches of
rain had fallen over the past 24 hours in and around The Eagle creek
burn area.

While the heaviest and steadiest rain is moving out of the area,
showers will continue through at least midday today. Flash flooding,
debris flows, and landslides are still expected this morning due to
the rain that fell overnight.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cascade Locks, Multnomah Falls, Dodson, Warrendale, Bridal Veil,
Bonneville, Wyeth and Rooster Rock State Park.

This warning affects communities between Bridal Veil and Viento State
Park as well as Interstate 84 and the old historic Columbia River

Some drainage basins impacted include but are not limited to
Multnomah creek, Oneonta creek, horsetail creek, tumalt creek, McCord
creek, Moffet creek, Tanner Creek, Eagle Creek, ruckel creek, Dry
Creek, Herman creek, and harphan creek.

In Oregon this includes Interstate 84 between mile markers 26 and 54.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This is a potentially life-threatening situation. If you are near a
creek drainage or debris flow path immediately move to higher and
stable ground, inform affected neighbors, and report any flooding or
debris flow to 9 1 1 and the National Weather Service. Move quickly.
Don't delay! Save yourself, not your belongings. If escape is not
possible curl into a tight Ball to protect your head. Do not drive
across a flooded area or into shallow debris even though it may look

Lat... Lon 4569 12170 4565 12171 4563 12183 4559 12179
      4554 12185 4555 12196 4558 12200 4555 12205
      4553 12223 4555 12223 4558 12216 4558 12211
      4561 12203 4562 12199 4564 12194 4565 12191
      4566 12190 4567 12190 4570 12183


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