Freeze warning, frost advisory for region issued by National Weather Service

The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a freeze warning in effect overnight for areas in the Coast Range, while also issuing a frost advisory for locales at lower elevations. The forecast calls for lows around 30 to 32 degrees tonight. “Sensitive plants/animals/garden gnomes, should be kept warm,”[Read More…]

Tsunami Advisory issued on West Coast following underwater volcano near Tonga in South Pacific

The Pacific Ocean near Depoe Bay, Oregon on April 22, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley A Tsunami Advisory has been issued for most of the West Coast, including Oregon, following a massive underwater volcano Friday afternoon in the Pacific Ocean near the Tonga Islands. Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the[Read More…]

Flood Watch issued beginning early Thursday morning

Debris floats down a swollen Gales Creek in February 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley Between snow levels rising and rain falling in the forecast, “expect rising river levels, with potential of some flooding,” starting Thursday morning, the Portland office of the National Weather Service said in a Flood Watch issued Tuesday[Read More…]

With snow likely around Christmas, local, state officials urge caution on roads, at home

A snow-covered Half Mile Lane on Tuesday, December 26, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley As families across the state gear up for Christmas and finalize travel plans, the Portland office of the National Weather Service is warning that snow and freezing temperatures are increasingly likely beginning Friday, Christmas Eve.  The latest[Read More…]

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