Landslide danger posted for Oregon, SW Wash.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Steady rain has raised the landslide danger in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

The Oregon Department of Geology has issued a warning for slides on saturated slopes in the Coast Range, Willapa Hills, north Oregon Cascades and Columbia River Gorge.

The KOIN 6 Weather Team said Friday will be the wettest day of the week. An inch of rain is likely in the Valley and up to 3 inches and wind gusts up to 50 mph at the coast.

A late season snowfall at Skibowl on Mount Hood, March 28, 2014
A late season snowfall at Skibowl on Mount Hood, March 28, 2014

As a warm front moves through Friday, up to 15 inches of snow may fall above 5500 feet in the mountains. By Sunday, ski resorts could see as much as 2 feet of snow.

There may be thunderstorms Saturday afternoon throughout the area.

Stay with KOIN 6 News for the latest weather details.

KOIN 6 News contributed to this report.

 

 

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