National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms May Bring Excessive Rainfall to the Southern U.S. Saturday

Marginally severe thunderstorms capable of strong wind gusts and hail will be possible Saturday across much of central Texas, and during the afternoon across parts of the Southeast U.S. Heavy rain from thunderstorms may bring isolated flash and urban flooding, along with new and renewed rises on rivers and streams throughout East Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

 

Key Mountain Passes

Over the Coast Range, with pass elevation in feet
Hwy 6:  Wilson River Summit 1586      Hwy 18:  Van Duzer 793      - -
Hwy 26:  near Stassel 1179      Hwy 26: near Elsie 1309     Hwy 30 (highest point) 350
Hwy 34: Alsea Summit 1203      Hwy 36:  near Blanchy 1023      Hwy 126: Cougar Pass 769

Over the Cascades, with pass elevation in feet
Hwy 22: Santiam Pass 4817   Hwy 26:  Gov't Camp 3900   Hwy 26:  Barlow Pass 4157
Hwy 26:  Blue Box  4024      Hwy 35:  Bennett Pass 4674      OR 58: Willamette Pass 5126
Hwy 242:  McKenzie Pass 5325      FR 60: Windigo Pass 5817      Hwy 97:  Satus Pass 3107
I-5:  Rice Hill Summit 723      I-5:  Canyon Creek 2020      I-5:  Stage Road Pass 1830
I-5:  Smith Hill 1730      I-5:  Sexton Summit 1956      I-5:  Siskiyou Summit 4310

 

Along the Coast

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Astoria 11      Astoria (the Column) 600      Arch Cape 50
Depoe Bay 58      Florence 23      Grays River 27
Lincoln City 125      Mapleton 15      Naselle 12
Nehalem 22      Newport (city) 150      Newport (airport) 142
Oceanside 300      Sea Lion Caves 425    Siletz 131
Tillamook (city) 15      Toledo 60    Swisshome 50
Tillamook (airport) 35      Waldport 11      Yachats 35


Coast Range and Willapa Hills

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Alsea 294      Birkenfeld 560      Elsie 430
Grand Ronde 390      Hebo 277      Mist 600
Rose Lodge 169      Salmonberry 260      Vernonia 621
Hwy 6:  Wilson River Summit 1586      Hwy 18:  Van Duzer 793      - -
Hwy 26:  near Stassel 1179      Hwy 26: near Elsie 1309     Hwy 30 (highest point) 350
Hwy 34: Alsea Summit 1203      Hwy 36:  near Blanchy 1023      Hwy 126: Cougar Pass 769
               

 

Vancouver Area & SW Washington

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Vancouver (downtown) 50      Vancouver (mall) 230      Vancouver (Pearson) 30
Amboy 400      Battle Ground 295      Brush Prairie 293
Camas 150      Castle Rock 50      Fern Prairie 439
Hazel Dell 150      Heisson 430      Highland 809
Hockinson 305      Kalama 210      Kelso 80
La Center 110      Lacamas Lake 125      Longview 50
Orchards 230      Ridgefield 100      Silver Lake 484
Washougal 65      Woodland 25      Yacolt 710

 

Portland Area and North Willamette Valley

City/Location MSL (feet)   City/Location MSL (feet)
Portland Int'l Airport 25-30'      Rocky Butte 615'
Troutdale Airport 35'      Powell Butte 612'
Gresham 323'      Mount Scott 1,050'
Downtown Portland 20' (waterfront)      Mount Tabor 550'
Portland State Univ. ~ 200'      Council Crest 1,073'
Washington Park Zoo 600'      Pittock Mansion 850'
OHSU Campus 450'      Sunset/Sylvan Exit 750'
Clackamas Town Center 175'      West Burnside Top 950'
Janzten Beach 21'      Cornelius Summit 925'
Beaverton Mall 190'      Cornelius Pass Rd. ~550'
Mall 205 200'      Maplewood 410'
Washington Square 230'      Aloha 214'
I-5 near Capitol Hwy 620'      Hillsboro 150'
Lake Oswego (City Center) 160'      PCC Sylvania Campus 750'
         
Local Airports MSL (feet)   Local Airports MSL (feet)
Portland Int'l Airport 25-30'      Clackamas Heights 540'
Troutdale Airport 35'      Osburn 1003'
Happy Valley 797'      Sandy River 704'
Flying K - Bar J 635'      Valley View 735'
Mulino 257'      Twin Oaks 170'
Aurora 196'      Hillsboro 204'
Sportsman/Newberg 178'      North Plains 210'
Sunset Field 207'      Scappoose 55'
Apple Valley 247'      Beaver Oaks 400'

 

Central Willamette Valley 

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Amity        Aumsville 363      Bald Hill (near Newberg) 990
Broadmead 183      Buell 385      Buena Vista 260
Canby 153   Colton 707      Dallas 326
Dundee Hills 900      Estacada 480   Falls City 370
Gervais 184      Jefferson 230    Keizer 134
Independence 176      Mount Angel 168   Newberg 213
Marion 300      McMinnville 160   Mulino 237
Salem (downtown) 196   Salem (airport) 210      Salem (South Hills) 600
Scotts Mill 400      Sheridan 150      Silverton 250
Turner 285      Willamina 225      Yamhill 190

 

South Willamette Valley

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Albany 212    Bellfountain 322      Brownville 356
Cheshire 329      Coburg 400      Corvallis 225
Cottage Grove 640    Creswell 547      Crow 546
Dawson 340   Dexter 667     Dorena 911
Eugene (downtown) 412      Eugene (South Hills) 800      Eugene (airport) 370
Halsey 280      Harrisburg 309    Horton 730
Jasper 549   Junction City 327    Lebanon 346
Lewisburg 241      Lorane 656      Lowell 741
Marcola 560      Monroe 288         
Natron        Noti 500      Oakville 243
Philomath 280   Mt. Pisgah 1518      Skinner Butte 700
Spencer Butte 2065      Springfield 456      Sodaville 405
Thurston 507      Veneta 400      Washburn Butte 1383

 

In the Cascades and Foothills

City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)   City MSL (feet)
Blue River 1056      Brightwood 1100     Carson 520
Cascadia 846      Corbett 522   Dexter 667
Detroit Lake 1569      Estacada 480      Fall Creek 628
Government Camp 3980      Hood River 400      Idanha 1718
Leaburg 680   Lookout Point Res. 929      Marcola 560
McKenzie Bridge 1600   Mill City 827      Nimrod 957
Oakridge 1209   Odell (Hood River Valley) 730      Odell Lake 4787
Parkdale 1744      Trout Creek (OR) 1120    Trout Lake 1900
Skamania 55      Vida 780    Zigzag 131
Crystal Mountain (Rainier) 4500      Gov't Camp/SkiBowl 3500    HooDoo 4668
Mt Bachelor  6300      Mount Hood Meadows 4500      Timberline Lodge 6000