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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: August 21, 2017
Oregon Office of Emergency Management is working with Travel Oregon and a host of other agencies to help ensure that thousands of Oregonians, and visitors to our state, have a positive and enjoyable experience during the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. The eclipse will arc across Oregon all the way to the southeastern coast of South Carolina, and beyond. This first total solar eclipse in 38 years to cross the continental United States—will attract millions of spectators.

January 2017 Storms
A complex, long duration weather pattern affected the Pacific Northwest from Jan. 7 - 20, 2017. This storm brought severe weather affecting much of Oregon including cold arctic air, heavy snow, freezing rain and ice accumulation, riverline and urban flooding, mud and landslides, high winds, large ocean waves and high surf conditions. Here is the Presidential Disaster Declaration request for that storm and an the Preliminary Damage Estimate.

2 Weeks Ready

This new campaign, launched by the Oregon Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with the Great ShakeOut, aims to inspire citizens to be self-sufficient for two weeks in the aftermath of a natural disaster such as a Cascadia earthquake. Learn more about how to be two weeks ready.
2 Weeks Ready Facebook
Prepare Your Pantry
Prepare to Hydrate


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