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Utility pole and lines lie on the road north of Lincoln City, Ore., Monday Nov. 19, 2012 after being felled by trees knocked down by high winds. A storm bearing down on the Pacific Northwest has taken the life of an elk hunter on the Oregon Coast and hit the region with mudslides, high winds and mountain snow. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Brent Wojahn ) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT

Utility pole and lines lie on the road north of Lincoln City, Ore., Monday Nov. 19, 2012 after being felled by trees knocked down by high winds. A storm bearing down on the Pacific Northwest has taken the life of an elk hunter on the Oregon Coast and hit the region with mudslides, high winds and mountain snow. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Brent Wojahn ) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT

Heavy rains pummel Northwest

November 20, 2012

Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Nov. 19, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.