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City officials are warning businesses along Nyberg Road and Nyberg Lane of possible flooding by the Tualatin River

PMG PHOTO: RAY PITZ - The Tualatin River at Brown's Ferry Park overflowed its banks and covered some park paths over the weekend. On Saturday afternoon, the river's water was slightly below canoe ramp and dock.Tualatin officials are keeping an eye on the Tualatin River over the next few days as the river is expected to peak tomorrow afternoon and could flood businesses in lower lying areas on Nyberg Road and Nyberg Lane.

Meagan George, Tualatin deputy city manager, said the city is also expecting high water this evening on Nyberg Lane where that roadway is expected to be closed.

Several businesses in that area have already experienced some type of flooding this week, she said.PMG PHOTO: RAY PITZ - A path boardwalk at Tualatin's Brown's Ferry Park was closed after it was covered with water from an overflowing Tualatin River.

Rains also caused flooding to the same area back in December 2015. However, nothing has proved as devastating as the February 1996 flood where the Tualatin River overflowed its banks, creating a muddy mess of water in the core areas of downtown Tualatin. More than 20,000 sandbags were handed out to help control the rising waters during the flooding.PMG PHOTO: RAY PITZ - A sign in Tualatin's Brown's Ferry Park warns visitors of flooding danger on the park's paths on Saturday.


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