Fire Management

Safety Information for Gorge Residents and Visitors

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Assessing Debris Flow Risks 

Graphic: map that shows soil burn severity The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) used the soil burn severity assessment in their modeling to predict risk of debris flow within Eagle Creek Fire burn area. The highest risk for debris flow was found in Eagle, Tanner, Moffett, McCord, Horsetail and Oneonta drainages.

View the full map and download data at: https://landslides.usgs.gov/hazards/postfire_debrisflow 

Weather Reports & Alerts

Be Aware! Flooding Hazard Increases After Eagle Creek Fire.

Weather Station Installed in Eagle Creek Burn Area to Support Forecasting

  • A new remote weather station NRAWS 4 (Tanner) TARO3 was installed Oct 31, 2017 by the National Weather Service. Data from the station is available to the public.

Submit a Weather Report Online: 

Recreation Hazards

Be Prepared: Emergency Management

A shared concern has been that after a significant fire like Eagle Creek, the likelihood of landslides, mudslides, flash floods, and debris flows rises. Most of these risks are brought on by heavy rains after such a fire. 

The packets on the links below, via Multnomah County, include steps that people can take to sign up for alerts, determine when conditions are changing, and when flooding is probable. 

Emergency Management contacts:

Safety Coordination Documents: