Yakima Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:45 AM PDT Mar. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 345 am PDT
Wednesday for central Yakima County...

At 829 am PDT, emergency management reported flooding along Wide
Hollow creek has subsided, but another round of high water will
possible again this evening and overnight. Rapid snowmelt is
occurring and will continue to cause periods of high water and
possible flooding over the next several days. In addition to Wide
Hollow creek, high water will be possible on Cottonwood Creek and
numerous other creeks that flow out of the higher elevations.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


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