Wet weather in forecast for Northwest

EUGENE, Ore. - A series of storms could dump several inches of rain on western Oregon this week, the National Weather Service said.

"Our latest forecast is for a total of 2 to 4 inches of rain in the lowlands by Thursday," forecasters in Portland said. "Rainfall amounts will be higher in the Coast Range and Cascades, possibly 4 to 8 inches.

"Rain may become heavy enough to bring the threat of flooding on some streams and rivers by Thursday," forecasters said.

The system moving onshore Monday "pales in comparison to the low pressure systems expected to impact the Pacific Northwest Tuesday night through Thursday," forecasters said.

But ...

"This situation continues to evolve and the forecast will continue to be adjusted over the coming days," the weather service said. | Current Forecast