FLOOD STATEMENT                                   BULLETIN NO. 56
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
140 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN THE OREGON
COASTAL RIVER BASINS...

   NEHALEM               WILSON               NESTUCCA
   SILETZ                ALSEA                SIUSLAW 

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR THE ABOVE RIVERS...

RAINS HAVE DIMINISHED OVER NORTHWEST OREGON AS THE COLD FRONT HAS
MOVED ONSHORE.  SCATTERED SHOWERS EXPECTED THIS MORNING THEN DECREASE
THIS AFTERNOON.  RUNOFF WILL BE DECREASING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THE DAY. MANY COASTAL RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO CREST EARLY
TODAY AND BEGIN FALLING LATER TODAY.

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT     FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE      STAGE       

NEHALEM RIVER   EST 27.0 FT     14.0 FEET   NEAR CREST.  FALL TO
 AT FOSS            AT 1 AM                 18.0 FEET SAT AM.  

WILSON RIVER    EST 15.5 FEET   13.0 FEET   FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE    
  NR TILLAMOOK      AT 1 AM                 AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  

NESTUCCA RIVER  EST 18.5 FEET   18.0 FEET   NEAR CREST.  WILL FALL
  NR BEAVER         AT 1 AM                 TO 18.0 FEET THIS 
                                            AFTERNOON.

SILETZ RIVER        20.2 FEET   16.0 FEET   WILL FALL TO 16.0 FEET    
  NR SILETZ         AT 1 AM                 AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. 

ALSEA RIVER         20.8 FEET   18.0 FEET   NEAR CREST.  WILL FALL TO
 NR TIDEWATER       AT 1 AM                 18.0 FEET EARLY SATURDAY.

SIUSLAW RIVER   EST 20.0 FEET   18.0 FEET   WILL CREST AT 22.5 FEET 
  NR MAPLETON                               MID MORNING.  WILL FALL 
                                            BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE 
                                            SATURDAY.

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FLOOD STATEMENT                                  BULLETIN NO. 57
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
310 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...SERIOUS FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER WILLAMETTE AND LOWER
   COLUMBIA RIVERS...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COLUMBIA RIVER FROM VANCOUVER
AREA DOWNSTREAM TO THE LONGVIEW AREA...

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR THE LOWER COLUMBIA
RIVER AND THE LOWER WILLAMETTE RIVER...STAGE VALUES ARE AS OF 3 AM
FRIDAY...

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT   FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE    STAGE       

WILLAMETTE RIVER
 AT PORTLAND        27.5 FT   18.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 29.0 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN 
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY SLOWLY
                                        SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER
  AT VANCOUVER      26.4 FT   16.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 29.0 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY
                                        SLOWLY SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER 
AT ST. HELENS   EST 22.5 FT   12.0 FT   STEADY RISE TO CREST AT 23.0 
                                        FEET LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                                        REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
                                        SATURDAY. 

COLUMBIA RIVER
 AT LONGVIEW         17.3 FT  12.0 FT   RISE TO 19.0 FEET...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY WITH TIDAL
                                        EFFECT. 

DOWNSTREAM FROM BELOW LONGVIEW TO MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA...POSSIBLE
SLIGHT LOCAL LOWLAND FLOODING FROM WANUA AREA DOWNSTREAM.

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FLOOD STATEMENT...CORRECTED FCST ON VANCOUVER...    BULLETIN NO. 57
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
310 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...SERIOUS FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER WILLAMETTE AND LOWER
   COLUMBIA RIVERS...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COLUMBIA RIVER FROM VANCOUVER
AREA DOWNSTREAM TO THE LONGVIEW AREA...

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR THE LOWER COLUMBIA
RIVER AND THE LOWER WILLAMETTE RIVER...STAGE VALUES ARE AS OF 3 AM
FRIDAY...

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT   FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE    STAGE       

WILLAMETTE RIVER
 AT PORTLAND        27.5 FT   18.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 29.0 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN 
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY SLOWLY
                                        SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER
  AT VANCOUVER      26.4 FT   16.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 27.5 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY
                                        SLOWLY SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER 
AT ST. HELENS   EST 22.5 FT   12.0 FT   STEADY RISE TO CREST AT 23.0 
                                        FEET LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                                        REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
                                        SATURDAY. 

COLUMBIA RIVER
 AT LONGVIEW         17.3 FT  12.0 FT   RISE TO 19.0 FEET...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY WITH TIDAL
                                        EFFECT. 

DOWNSTREAM FROM BELOW LONGVIEW TO MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA...POSSIBLE
SLIGHT LOCAL LOWLAND FLOODING FROM WANUA AREA DOWNSTREAM.

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FLOOD STATEMENT...CORRECTED ST. HELENS FLD STG...    BULLETIN NO. 57
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
330 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...SERIOUS FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER WILLAMETTE AND LOWER
   COLUMBIA RIVERS...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COLUMBIA RIVER FROM VANCOUVER
AREA DOWNSTREAM TO THE LONGVIEW AREA...

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR THE LOWER COLUMBIA
RIVER AND THE LOWER WILLAMETTE RIVER...STAGE VALUES ARE AS OF 3 AM
FRIDAY...

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT   FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE    STAGE       

WILLAMETTE RIVER
 AT PORTLAND        27.5 FT   18.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 29.0 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN 
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY SLOWLY
                                        SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER
  AT VANCOUVER      26.4 FT   16.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 27.5 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY
                                        SLOWLY SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER 
AT ST. HELENS   EST 22.5 FT   17.0 FT   STEADY RISE TO CREST AT 23.0 
                                        FEET LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                                        REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
                                        SATURDAY. 

COLUMBIA RIVER
 AT LONGVIEW         17.3 FT  12.0 FT   RISE TO 19.0 FEET...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY WITH TIDAL
                                        EFFECT. 

DOWNSTREAM FROM BELOW LONGVIEW TO MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA...POSSIBLE
SLIGHT LOCAL LOWLAND FLOODING FROM WANA AREA DOWNSTREAM.

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FLOOD STATEMENT...CORRECTED ST. HELENS FLD STG...    BULLETIN NO. 57
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
330 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...SERIOUS FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER WILLAMETTE AND LOWER
   COLUMBIA RIVERS...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COLUMBIA RIVER FROM VANCOUVER
AREA DOWNSTREAM TO THE LONGVIEW AREA...

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR THE LOWER COLUMBIA
RIVER AND THE LOWER WILLAMETTE RIVER...STAGE VALUES ARE AS OF 3 AM
FRIDAY...

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT   FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE    STAGE       

WILLAMETTE RIVER
 AT PORTLAND        27.5 FT   18.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 29.0 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN 
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY SLOWLY
                                        SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER
  AT VANCOUVER      26.4 FT   16.0 FT   SLOW RISE TO NEAR 27.5 FEET
                                        MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        TODAY...THEN FALL VERY
                                        SLOWLY SATURDAY.

COLUMBIA RIVER 
AT ST. HELENS   EST 22.5 FT   17.0 FT   STEADY RISE TO CREST AT 23.0 
                                        FEET LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                                        REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
                                        SATURDAY. 

COLUMBIA RIVER
 AT LONGVIEW         17.3 FT  12.0 FT   RISE TO 19.0 FEET...THEN
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY WITH TIDAL
                                        EFFECT. 

DOWNSTREAM FROM BELOW LONGVIEW TO MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA...POSSIBLE
SLIGHT LOCAL LOWLAND FLOODING FROM WANA AREA DOWNSTREAM.

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FLOOD STATEMENT                                 BULLETIN NO.  58
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
400 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...

DESCHUTES        GRANDE RONDE      UMATILLA     JOHN DAY

AT 300 AM...RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OREGON.  A FRONT WAS LOCATED NEAR THE CASCADES AND WAS MOVING SLOWLY
EAST OVER THE STATE.  DOPPLER RADAR SHOWS AREAS OF MODERATE RAIN
CONTINUING ALONG THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS AND
ANOTHER BAND OF SHOWERS APPROACHING FROM THE WEST.  AREAS OF HEAVY
RAIN WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE FRONT MOVES EAST LATER THIS MORNING.
THESE RAINS WILL INCREASE RUNOFF INTO ALREADY SWOLLEN CREEKS AND
STREAMS AND WILL EVENTUALLY BRING RENEWED RISES TO MAIN-STEM RIVERS
LATER TODAY.
AS THE RAIN SPREADS EAST THE THREAT FROM FLOODING WILL INCREASE.  KEEP
A CLOSE EYE ON STREAM LEVELS AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY LOCAL
EMERGENCY OFFICIALS.

FORECAST RIVER LEVELS ARE AS FOLLOWS...

RIVER/STATION       LATEST    FLOOD                    REMARKS
     NAME            STAGE    STAGE
                    (FT)       (FT)

N FORK JOHN DAY      14.8      14                 RISING TO 15.5 FT
NR MONUMENT                                       BY THIS AFTERNOON

JOHN DAY             13.2      11.5               RISING TO 16.5 FT
AT SERVICE CREEK                                  BY THIS EVENING

UMATILLA             10.2       7.8               RISING TO 11.5 FT
AT PENDLETON                                      THIS AFTERNOON

GRAND RONDE          10.0      10                 RISING TO 11.0 FT
NR LA GRANDE                                      THIS AFTERNOON

GRAND RONDE          13.3      10                 RISING SLOWLY TO
AT TROY                                           NEAR 14.0 FT LATER
                                                  TODAY

DESCHUTES AT         10.7       8                 FALL TO NEAR 10.0 FT
MOODY                                             THIS AFTERNOON

JOHN DAY              6.1       8                 WILL REMAIN BELOW
AT JOHN DAY                                       FLOOD STAGE

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FLOOD STATEMENT                                 BULLETIN NO. 59
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
505 AM PST FRI FEB 9 1996

...A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE RIVER...     

...FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE FOR THE FOLLOWING WILLAMETTE VALLEY        
   TRIBUTARIES IN WESTERN OREGON...

   MOHAWK           MARYS                    LUCKIAMUTE               
   SOUTH SANTIAM    SANTIAM                  SOUTH YAMHILL            
   MOLLALA          PUDDING                  TUALATIN                 
   CLACKAMAS        JOHNSON CREEK

...FLOOD WARNINGS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...

   MCKENZIE         NORTH SANTIAM            SANDY

MAJOR FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG THE MAINSTEM WILLAMETTE FROM SALEM
DOWNSTREAM AND ALSO ON SOME TRIBUTARIES IN THAT REACH OF THE RIVER. 

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WARNINGS AND FORECASTS FOR WILLAMETTE VALLEY
RIVERS.  RIVER STAGES ARE FROM 4-5 AM FRIDAY.

RIVER/STATION       CURRENT   FLOOD       FORECAST
  NAME               STAGE    STAGE       

*DENOTES MAJOR FLOOD

WILLAMETTE                                                            
 AT HARRISBURG      11.4 FT   14.0 FT   STEADY NEAR 11.5 TO 12.0 FEET
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY.
 
 AT CORVALLIS       23.4 FT.  20.0 FT   CRESTING NOW...FALL SLOWLY TO
                                        21.0 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.  
 
 AT ALBANY          30.0 FT   25.0 FT   CRESTING TO 30.5 FEET BY MID
                                        MORNING...FALL TO 29.0 FEET
                                        SATURDAY.
  
 AT SALEM           34.1 FT   28.0 FT  *STEADY NEAR PRESENT LEVEL
                                        THIS MORNING.  FALL SLOWLY
                                        LATER TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

 OREGON CITY UPPER  18.5 FT   14.0 FT  *CREST NEAR 19.0 FEET AROUND
                                        NOON...THEN FALL VERY SLOWLY
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY.

 OREGON CITY LOWER  44.0 FT   27.0 FT  *CREST NEAR 44.5 FEET NEAR  
                                        NOON...THEN REMAIN STEADY
                                        TONIGHT THEN FALL VERY
                                        SLOWLY SATURDAY. 

PORTLAND AND LOWER COLUMBIA FORECASTS REFER TO FLOOD BULLETIN #57.

MOHAWK RIVER       16.0 FT   15.0 FT   CREST NEAR 16.0 FEET AROUND    
 AT SPRINGFIELD                         NOON...THEN FALLING.

MARYS RIVER     EST 20.8 FT   20.0 FT   FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
 AT PHILOMATH                           TONIGHT.                      
 
LUCKIAMUTE RIVER    32.6 FT   27.0 FT   CRESTED.  WILL FALL BELOW 
 NEAR SUVER                             FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
                                        AFTERNOON.

SOUTH SANTIAM       12.6 FT   12.0 FT   CREST NEAR 12.8 FEET SOON. 
 AT WATERLOO                            FALL TO 11.5 FEET SATURDAY. 
 
SANTIAM             18.5 FT   15.0 FT   WILL CREST AT 18.8 FEET MID
 JEFFERSON                              MORNING...THEN FALL BELOW
                                        FLOOD STAGE NOON SATURDAY. 

SOUTH YAMHILL       46.8 FT   38.0 FT  *WILL CREST TO 47.5 FEET THIS  
 NEAR WHITESON                          AFTERNOON...THEN FALL.        

MOLLALA RIVER   EST 14.0 FT   13.0 FT   NEAR CREST NOW.  WILL FALL TO
 NEAR CANBY                             BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY. 

PUDDING RIVER   EST 28.5 FT   22.0 FT   STEADY TODAY NEAR 28.5 FEET.  
 NEAR AURORA                            THEN FALL TONIGHT AND
                                        SATURDAY.  EXTENSIVE FLOODING
                                        IN LOWER REACHES OF THE
                                        RIVER. 

TUALATIN RIVER      18.7 FT   17.0 FT   FLUCTUATE NEAR 18.5 FEET
 NEAR DILLEY                            THROUGH SATURDAY.             
                                        EXTENSIVE LOW LAND FLOODING.

 NEAR FARMINGTON    36.8 FT   32.0 FT  *RISE TO 37.5 FEET FRIDAY AND
                                        FLUCTUATE NEAR THAT LEVEL
                                        THROUGH SATURDAY. EXTENSIVE
                                        FLOODING CONTINUES.
 
 NEAR WEST LINN     17.1 FT   13.5 FT  *CREST 18.5 FEET SATURDAY
                                        MORNING.  MAJOR FLOODING.

CLACKAMAS RIVER     14.4 FT   10.0 FT   CRESTED.  FALL BELOW FLOOD 
 AT ESTACADA                            STAGE SATURDAY MORNING.
                                                               
JOHNSON CREEK       13.2 FT   11.0 FT   FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE
 SYCAMORE                               THIS AFTERNOON.
         
FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MCKENZIE RIVER...LITTLE
NORTH SANTIAM...AND SANDY RIVERS.  FLOWS WILL REMAIN BELOW FLOOD
LEVELS ON THE MCKENZIE AND THE LITTLE NORTH SANTIAM.  SLIGHT RISES ON
SANDY RISING TO NEAR 20.5 FEET THIS MORNING...THEN BEGIN RECEDING
THIS AFTERNOON...FLOODING IS UNLIKELY TODAY IN THE LOWER REACHES OF
THE SANDY RIVER BASIN.


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