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Portland Police Bureau. Alarm A burglary alarm which was responded to by law enforcement.

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Arson Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling, house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another. Death Loss of life caused by negligence, suicide, and accidental death. Family Offense Unlawful nonviolent acts by a family member (or legal guardian) that threaten the physical, mental, or economic well-being or morals of another family member and that are not classifiable as other offenses, such as Assault or Sex Offenses.

Missing Person A missing person is a person 18 years old or older whose disappearance is possibly not voluntary, or a child whose whereabouts are unknown to the child's legal custodian. Other Other crimes or incidents not falling into another category. Pedestrian Stop A temporary detention of a pedestrian by police to investigate a possible crime or civil infraction. Portland-Vancouver Metro Area Live Audio Feeds. Portland Fire Bureau: Incidents. This map contains up to 100 of the most recent, closed, non-confidential, 911 calls for service received by Portland Oregon's 911 system in the past 24 hours. 100 incidents on this map.

Portland Fire Bureau: Incidents

^click markers on the map for details^KEY: »Last Hour »Last 3 Hours »Older than 3 Hours. NOAA Graphical Forecast for Pacific Northwest. Weather History for Portland, OR [Oregon] for January. Historical Weather For 2013 in Portland, Oregon, USA - WeatherSpark. Location This report describes the historical weather record at the Portland International Airport (Portland, Oregon, United States) during 2013.

Historical Weather For 2013 in Portland, Oregon, USA - WeatherSpark

This station has records back to December 1947. Portland, Oregon has a mediterranean climate with dry warm summers and mild winters. The area within 40 km of this station is covered by forests (69%), croplands (15%), built-up areas (11%), and lakes and rivers (4%) Intellicast. Forcastweathergov. Accuweather. Google Earth Resources for Physical Geography. THE WESTERNER. The Aurora Borealis (The Northern Lights) – Everything you need to know. Hey fellow Aurora fans!

The Aurora Borealis (The Northern Lights) – Everything you need to know

After several years of research, kilometers travelled, multiple destinations visited, dark drives down foreign icy roads, snow storms, disappointment, exhilaration, several failures but more successes, here is my two cents on everything Aurora Borealis First off, before I start I wanted to elaborate a little on the above. I’ve always held a certain fascination for the Northern Lights. My earliest memory was a documentary on the Discovery channel on Antartica when I was around 12 years old.

I found them ethereal and magical and straight away wanted to know more about them and see them. Being a 12 year old though has it’s drawbacks =) Being completely at the mercy of my parents destination wishlist meant that I wouldn’t really get to chase this dream until a little later on. SWPC Tips on Viewing the Aurora. NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center Being able to see the Aurora depends mainly on two factors, geomagnetic activity (the degree of disturbance of the earth's magnetic field at the time) and your geographic location.

SWPC Tips on Viewing the Aurora

Further considerations are the weather at your location, and light pollution from city lights, full moon and so forth. Geomagnetic Activity -- The Kp Index and the NOAA POES Auroral Activity Level In order to know whether you have a chance of seeing an aurora, you need to know the level of geomagnetic activity at the time you are viewing.

Spectacular Auroras Could Be Visible In Parts Of The US This Weekend. NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Three-wavelength composite image depicting the eruption of the X1.6 class solar flare at 1:46 EDT, September 10.

Spectacular Auroras Could Be Visible In Parts Of The US This Weekend

Aurora borealis, produced by coronal mass ejections, will be visible throughout the northern U.S. Friday and Saturday night. The solar flare that erupted on Wednesday will be putting on a spectacular show this weekend, when the second of two coronal mass ejections - charged gases shooting out from the sun - is projected to arrive. These powerful solar storms will produce auroras that will potentially be visible in the central and northeastern U.S. during the late hours on Friday and Saturday, according to Tony Phillips at spaceweather.com. Here's a helpful AccuWeather map of where the aurora will appear: AccuWeather Predicted aurora visibility for the night of Friday, September 12.

Northern Lights May Ignite in Northeast, Central US Skies: Where to See Rare Show. Northern Lights May Ignite in Northeast, Central US Skies: Where to See Rare Show By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer September 12, 2014; 10:17 AM ET Stargazers could be in for a rare display Friday night as an Earth-directed solar flare ignites the northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, in the United States.

Northern Lights May Ignite in Northeast, Central US Skies: Where to See Rare Show

As a result of the flare's direction and strength, the dazzling light display could reach as far south as Maryland in the East and down over Nebraska farther west. Back-to-Back Sun Storms May Supercharge Earth's Northern Lights. Powerful solar flares from the sun this week may amplify the northern lights displays over parts of the northern United States through the weekend, space weather scientists say.

Back-to-Back Sun Storms May Supercharge Earth's Northern Lights

The forecast for potentially supercharged auroras comes after powerful solar storms fired off eruptions of solar material, first on Monday (Sept. 8), then again on Wednesday (Sept. 10). During Wednesday's solar flare, the sun unleashed a major X1.6-class flare directly at Earth. While aurora activity could spike overnight tonight (Sept. 11), the best chance of strong northern lights displays along the northern U.S. states will be Friday night. "The most intense storming is expected tomorrow, Friday night into Saturday morning," William Murtagh, program coordinator for the U.S.

Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) in Boulder, Colorado, said in a teleconference with reporters today. Have You Ever Seen the Northern Lights or Southern Auroras? Solar storm warning A dark sky also helps. Sun flares are gas pains. Geostationary Satellite Images. Aurora Borealis Forecast. Everything You Need to know. By JIM THOMAS -- Soft Serve News Auroras are difficult to predict with precision.

Aurora Borealis Forecast. Everything You Need to know.

Portland Oregon and Northwest Weather for Astronomical Observing. NWS Portland.