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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State WASHINGTON
County/Area WAHKIAKUM
WFO PQR
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-01-21 02:00:00.0 PST-8
Begin Location 3ENE GRAYS RIVER
Begin Lat/Lon 46.37/-123.54
End Date 2012-01-21 12:00:00.0 PST-8
End Location 3NE GRAYS RIVER
End Lat/Lon 46.38/-123.56
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 With a cold air mass in place over the Pacific Northwest, two strong and very moist Pacific weather systems brought snow to the area with snow levels down to the valley floor. This snow transitioned to rain from south to north across the area, with widespread heavy rains combining with melting snow to bring many rivers above flood stage.
Event Narrative Heavy rain combined with snowmelt runoff caused the Grays River near Rosburg to overflow its banks and flood low lying areas. The Grays River crested at 13.1 feet on January 21st at 6 am PST, 1.1 feet above flood stage.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
GRAYS RIVER WAHKIAKUM CO. WA 01/21/2012 02:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K