Flooding, Gales Creek, Weather

Flood watch issued for weekend

Clouds form over the Gales Creek Valley at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley

With heavy rain in the forecast, a flood watch has been issued by the Portland branch of the National Weather Service for this weekend, beginning Saturday at 4 p.m. through Sunday at 10 p.m.

The area under the watch — a flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts — is widespread, including portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. The Coast Range and Willamette Valley are both . . .

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