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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
ORZ050-502-503-506-WAZ030-520-231830-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1041 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A SERIES OF STORMS WILL KEEP WET WEATHER OVER THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF STORMS MOVED THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY WITH RAIN AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE-QUARTER
TO ONE-HALF INCH.

MORE WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL TO BRING MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CREST
OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES THROUGH FRIDAY.
SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO NEAR 3000 FEET WEDNESDAY BEFORE RISING
BACK TO NEAR 4000 FEET THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND WALLOWA COUNTY COULD SEE PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 2.5
INCHES THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS AND OCHOCO AND
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS ARE EXPECTED TO GET 1 TO 1.5 INCHES BY LATE
THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR 3000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY AND
THEN RISE TO NEAR 6500 FEET ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. IN
ADDITION...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORM FOR THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST OREGON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE LARGE RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SEE
FLOODING...BUT SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE THE HIGH
WATER LEVELS. IF YOU LIVE ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
REGION...YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR UPDATES ON THIS
EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION. THE WET PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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