Flooding, Gales Creek, Weather

Flood watch begins at 10 p.m. Thursday evening

Debris floats down a swollen Gales creek during a recent flood event in February 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley

WASHINGTON COUNTY - The Portland branch of the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch that will be in effect beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, running through at least through Sunday morning. 

The federal weather agency says that minor flooding of creeks and rivers is likely due to heavy rain that will begin Thursday afternoon and continue into the weekend. 

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