Storms lead to rising rivers in Washington, California, and Pennsylvania

Snoflo | 2018-01-25

Potential Flooding in Washington, California, and Pennsylvania as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Washington like the Wilson Creek Below Corbett Draw Near Almira and Hangman Creek At Spokane are on the rise over the past day with the Wilson Creek Below Corbett Draw Near Almira rising by over 742.4cfs over the past 24 hours alone. With potential flood conditions in the area, folks should take extra caution before performing any river related activity.

California rains have brought rivers around the state to flood levels, with some rivers rising by 249.62%. The Little R Nr Trinidad Ca was flowing at 930cfs just past midnight today, blowing past its average flow rate of 91.8772937443cfs. The Nf Gualala R Ab Sf Gualala R Nr Gualala Ca has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 3.63ft and flows reached 332cfs.

We've also seen Pennsylvania rivers way above average with over 3 river gauges across the state experiencing rising river levels and approaching flood stage. Rivers like the Corey Creek Near Mainesburg are above 3.26ft (279cfs), having risen by over 180.9cfs over the past 24 hours. Although floods are common natural disasters, they can effect millions of people with devastating consequences to farming as well infrastructure.

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Related Links:
Washington Flow Report
California Flow Report
Pennsylvania Flow Report

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