Red Cross says it's opening a flood shelter at Crescent Valley High School, 4444 NW Highland Drive, Corvallis. Information to come about shelters in other counties.
Bryant Drive just outside of Albany is covered in high water. There are no high water signs posted on Riverside Drive, so beware if you're headed that direction.
In Linn County, the Red Cross says it's opening an evacuation site at the Lighthouse Mennonite School, 31919 Oakville Road, in Shedd, 541-752-7450 Ext. 8206.
@Crystal Beck - Home Depot needs help filling sandbags. Here is their address: 3500 Spicer Drive S.E., Albany.
Corvallis School District staff and First Student, Inc. (transportation contractor) have been monitoring high water reports throughout the day. Students will be dismissed from school at their regular time. Transportation service to neighborhoods accessed from Conifer, Lancaster and Canterbury is still unavailable. Some bus routes, however, may experience delays as drivers are being cautious and may be rerouted as situations arise. If parents have questions regarding their students’ transportation, they should call First Student at 541-752-0174.
All evening activities in the Corvallis School District have been canceled for Thursday.
The Philomath City Council meeting will hold an emergency meeting at 4:00 p.m. today to consider a resolution declaring an emergency. This is part of a coordinated effort with other local jurisdictions in Benton County. An agenda will be posted to the city’s website later this afternoon. Please contact the City Manager’s office at (541) 929-6148 if there are any questions.