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FGUS76 KPDT 221741
ESFPDT
ORZ050-502-503-506-WAZ030-520-231830-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1041 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A SERIES OF STORMS WILL KEEP WET WEATHER OVER THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF STORMS MOVED THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY WITH RAIN AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE-QUARTER
TO ONE-HALF INCH.

MORE WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL TO BRING MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CREST
OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES THROUGH FRIDAY.
SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO NEAR 3000 FEET WEDNESDAY BEFORE RISING
BACK TO NEAR 4000 FEET THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND WALLOWA COUNTY COULD SEE PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 2.5
INCHES THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND OCHOCO AND
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS ARE EXPECTED TO GET 1 TO 1.5 INCHES BY LATE
THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR 3000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY AND
THEN RISE TO NEAR 6500 FEET ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. IN
ADDITION...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORM FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST OREGON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE LARGE RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SEE
FLOODING...BUT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE THE HIGH
WATER LEVELS. IF YOU LIVE ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
REGION...YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR UPDATES ON THIS
EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION. THE WET PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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FGUS76 KPDT 211736
ESFPDT
ORZ050-502-503-506-WAZ030-520-221745-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1036 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

...A WET WEEK IS SHAPING UP FOR MUCH OF NORTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTH CENTRAL
WASHINGTON...

A SERIES OF STORMS IS SET TO MOVE THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
THIS WEEK. NONE OF THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE PARTICULARLY
STRONG...BUT THE COMBINED RAINFALL TOTALS FOR THE WEEK ARE LIKELY TO
CAUSE HIGHER WATER LEVELS THAN WE HAVE SEEN FOR A WHILE ON THE SMALL
STREAMS AND CREEKS THROUGH THE REGION.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CREST
OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AROUND 5000 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY AND DROP
TO NEAR 3000 FEET WEDNESDAY BEFORE RISING BACK TO NEAR 5000 FEET
THURSDAY.

THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND WALLOWA COUNTY COULD SEE PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY. THE SOUTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS AND OCHOCO AND JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS ARE EXPECTED TO GET 1 TO
1.5 INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AROUND 4500 FEET TUESDAY
AND DIP TO 3000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN RISE TO NEAR 6500 FEET ON
THURSDAY.

THE LARGE RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SEE
FLOODING...BUT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE THE HIGH
WATER LEVELS. IF YOU LIVE ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
REGION...YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR UPDATES ON THIS
EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION. THE WET PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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