195  
WGUS46 KPQR 192211  
FLWPQR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
311 PM PDT SAT MAY 19 2018  
 
LOWER COLUMBIA/LOWER WILLAMETTE/SW WASHINGTON BULLETIN  
 
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN OREGON...WASHINGTON...  
 
COLUMBIA RIVER AT VANCOUVER AFFECTING MULTNOMAH AND CLARK COUNTIES  
 
THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE MINOR FLOODING BEING OBSERVED  
AND FORECAST FOR THE COLUMBIA RIVER IN THE AREA AROUND VANCOUVER  
THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL FLOODING OR IMPACTS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST RAINFALL AND  
TEMPERATURES, AND THEY INCLUDE CURRENT AND PLANNED RESERVOIR  
RELEASES.  
 
FOR THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS, VISIT  
WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND.  
 
THE NEXT UPDATE FOR THESE LOCATIONS WILL BE ISSUED BY 3 PM SUNDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. DON'T DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS.  
AVOID WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS DURING HIGH WATER.  
 

 
 
ORC051-WAC011-202211-  
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/VAPW1.1.ER.180519T2136Z.180523T2200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
311 PM PDT SAT MAY 19 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE COLUMBIA RIVER AT VANCOUVER  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 3 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS...16.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THIS RIVER IS AFFECTED BY TIDES, AND WILL OSCILLATE  
BETWEEN ABOUT 15.7 FEET AND ABOUT 16.1 FEET THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK, WITH THE HIGHEST READINGS  
DURING HIGH TIDE.  
* IMPACT...ABOVE 16 FT, EXPECT FLOODING OF SOME ISLANDS AND LOW AREAS,  
WITH MINOR IMPACTS FOR PARKS AND TRAILS ALONG THE RIVER. BOATERS  
SHOULD BE CAUTIOUS WITH FASTER CURRENTS THAN USUAL AND WATCH FOR  
SUBMERGED WOODEN PILES NEAR BANKS OR ISLANDS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4555 12228 4567 12265 4576 12274 4576 12286 4556 12269  
 

 
 
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