Woman Missing After Landslide In Columbia Gorge

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — A woman is missing after a landslide early Wednesday morning buried parts of the town of Dodson, a community about 4 1/2 miles east of Multnomah Falls that is home to about 1,000 people.

She’s identified as 50-year-old Jennifer Moore of Warrendale.

Officials believe a vehicle was swept away by the debris flow.  Searchers have been unable to find any heat sources.

The debris is estimated to be ten feet deep in some areas.

A flash flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service.

Residents were urged to leave immediately.

First responders say the area is too unstable to send in rescue crews.

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