Saturday, March 29, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Weather Service anticipates a strong, wet storm for northwest Oregon and southwest Washington tonight. Saturated soil conditions could lead to additional landslides, especially in the Coast Range, Willapa Hills, North Oregon Cascades, and Columbia River Gorge.
Learn more about landslides and debris flows and how to prepare for them:
Statewide Landslide Information Database: http://bit.ly/1pB...
Landslide and debris flow resources: http://bit.ly/1la...
Landslide fact sheet http://bit.ly/1i1...
Plan to be alert to weather conditions throughout the weekend. Flooding is not expected at this time, but additional landslides are possible. Caution should be used when traveling. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk.
According to the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, the most dangerous places include:
n Canyon bottoms, stream channels, and areas of rock and soil accumulation at the outlets of canyons
n Bases of steep hillsides
n Road cuts or other areas where slopes of hills have been excavated or over-steepened
n Places where slides or debris flows have occurred in the past
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Director Judie Hanel presents the Steve Braunstein play “The Tangled Skirt” in an unusual theatrical setting, River Daze Café. Here, Bailey Brice (Bruce Howard) arrives at a small town bus station and has a fateful encounter with Rhonda Claire (Desiree Amyx Mackintosh). Small talk turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse and both seek advantage. The actors present the story as a staged reading in the café, where large windows and street lights lend themselves to the bus station setting, according to Hanel. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. (There is no Friday performance.) Tickets available at the door or Waucoma Bookstore: $15 adults, $12 seniors and children under 15. No children under 9. Enlarge