Weather Service Warns of Possible Flash Flooding Due to Rain


The National Weather Service out of Pendleton is warning that flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible in portions of Oregon and Southeast Washington.

The weather service today said flooding could occur in the Northern and Southern Blue Mountains in Oregon, as well as the Foothills. The Northern Blue Mountains of Southeast Washington could also see flash flooding.

If flooding occurs, the weather service said it could come between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. today. Excessive runoff may result in flooding rivers, creeks, streams other low-lying and flood-prone areas.

Other impacts include creeks and streams rising out of their banks.

The weather service is forecasting rain in Eastern Oregon today through Sunday.

For more information, visit the weather service’s website.