Storm To Bring Heavy Rain And Wind

The strongest storm of the season is forecast to arrive Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service says it'll bring heavy rain, winds and power outages.

The storm is expected to bring two inches of rain to the Portland area, 2 to 4 inches of rain at the Coast and 3 to 7 inches of rain in the Coast Range and the Cascades.

Winds at exposed areas along the Coast could reach 70 to 80 miles an hour with winds in coastal communities reaching 60 to 70 miles an hour.

In the Portland area, winds could gust to 50 miles an hour with some exposed areas in higher elevations getting gusts to 60 miles an hour.

The highest elevations of Mt. Hood could get gusts as strong as 100 miles an hour.

A Flood Watch is in effect for the Willamette Valley from Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

A Wind Advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Monday through 8 a.m. Tuesday.

 

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