Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
Report Source River/Stream Gage
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-01-16 14:15:00.0 PST-8
Begin Location 4ESE GLENWOOD
Begin Lat/Lon 45.9972/-121.2039
End Date 2011-01-18 10:30:00.0 PST-8
End Location 2NNW LYLE
End Lat/Lon 45.7312/-121.3001
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.


Event Map:

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