Draining a Deluge
January 5, 2021
The Christmas snow may mostly be gone (though a few of its creations appear on page 9, and it was falling anew late Monday afternoon), but the mid-Willamette Valley wasn't yet finished with its early-winter outburst over the weekend, bringing Oregon's usual downpours in droves, plus a helping of gusty winds.
City Public Works staffers spent Monday morning troubleshooting drainage problems in the Avenues.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Monday, which was expected to remain in effect until early Tuesday afternoon. A declared flood warning Sunday covered the cities...