Flooding, Gales Creek, Weather

NWS says high winds, flooding could continue to be a danger through Friday

Water from Prickett Creek near the Watts community outside of Gales Creek floods Stringtown Road January 12, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley

With ​high winds expected Thursday night and into Friday and the area under a mix of flood watches and advisories, those living in flood-prone areas should be prepared, the Portland office of the National Weather Service said.

A small sand pile in Banks at Sunset Park was behind yellow caution tape due to downed trees at the park as of Wednesday evening. Another location to obtain sand and bags can be . . .

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