Bureau of Reclamation has increased flows out of McKay Creek Reservoir to 2500 cfs. There will be a gradual increase to 2750 cfs. These flows are planned to remain in place for several days to increase capacity in the reservoir. This will change if weather predictions change. Residents should use sandbags to protect their property.
The Red Cross has set up an emergency shelter at the Pendleton Convention Center. The shelter provides food and lodging. Residents can also park RV and other trailers at that location. RV power is available. The shelter can be reached by calling 541-410-7811
An Alert Sense notification has been issued to those who have signed up to receive notices to their phones. A person can receive notices by visiting the City of Pendleton website at www.Pendleton.or.us and follow the Alert Sense link on the main page.
For additional information you can call 541-966-3671