Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
County/Area OKANOGAN
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-18 10:15:00.0 PST-8
Begin Location 4WNW PATEROS
Begin Lat/Lon 48.0775/-119.9839
End Date 2008-05-20 22:15:00.0 PST-8
End Location 4WNW PATEROS
End Lat/Lon 48.0739/-119.9833
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Unseasonably warm temperatures led to significant mountain snow melt. This led to a section of a road washing out along Highway 206 in Mount Spokane State Park. This resulted from a creek which overwhelmed a culvert pipe, undercutting a large section of asphalt. The exact start and end times of this event are estimated. Meanwhile, minor flooding resulted on rivers in central and eastern Washington. In Eastern Washington, The Spokane River at Spokane crested at 28.4 feet at 12:00 PM PST on May 23rd, where the flood stage is 27.0 feet. The Kettle River at Ferry crested at 18.67 feet at 8:00 PM PST on May 19th, where the flood stage is 18.5 feet. Near the Cascades, the Stehekin River at Stehekin crested at 25.64 feet at 1:45 AM PST on May 18th, where the flood stage is 24.0 feet. The Methow River at Pateros crested at 10.21 feet at 11:45 AM PST on May 19th, where the flood stage is 10.0 feet.
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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
STEHEKIN CHELAN CO. WA 05/17/2008 16:22 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATEROS OKANOGAN CO. WA 05/18/2008 10:15 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PEONE SPOKANE CO. WA 05/19/2008 02:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
TORODA FERRY CO. WA 05/19/2008 13:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FT WRIGHT SPOKANE CO. WA 05/20/2008 08:30 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.000M 0.00K