Heavy snowfall in the mountains combined with two days of steady rain and warming temperatures to unleash #floodwaters around the city of #Pendleton, #Oregon and rural, mountain foothill communities Thursday and Friday.
The Umatilla River crested late on Thursday at more than 19 feet (5.79 meters), nearly four times the average height for that date.
Rivers all around the region overran their banks, setting records as they went.
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