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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State WASHINGTON
County/Area KLICKITAT
WFO PDT
Begin Date 01/16/2011 14:15:00 PST-8
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth ESE
Begin Location GLENWOOD
Begin Lat/Lon 46/-121.2
End Date 01/18/2011 10:30:00 PST-8
End Range 9
End Azimuth E
End Location GLENWOOD
End Lat/Lon 46.02/-121.09
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 A large Pacific weather system became established in mid January that produced copious amounts of rainfall with unseasonably warm conditions in parts of Washington. The heavy rainfall combined with snowmelt caused rapid runoff with 4 rivers and 7 different warning points reaching flood stage. Flood warnings were first issued on the morning of January 15 and the last flood warning ended on January 21st.
Event Narrative Only minor flooding observed. The Klickitat River gauge at Pitt crested at 10.26, which was 1.26 feet above normal.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.211M 0.00K
EASTON KITTITAS CO. WA 01/15/2011 06:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 2.150M 0.00K
GLENWOOD KLICKITAT CO. WA 01/16/2011 14:15 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRIEST RAPIDS YAKIMA CO. WA 01/16/2011 18:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
COLLEGE PLACE ARPT WALLA WALLA CO. WA 01/17/2011 05:30 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTH PROSSER BENTON CO. WA 01/18/2011 18:15 PST-8 Flood 0 0 60.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.211M 0.00K