Published 2020-02-09 by Snoflo
Potential Flooding in Washington, Georgia, and North Carolina as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Washington like the Nisqually River At La Grande and Sultan River Below Diversion Dam Near Sultan are on the rise over the past day with the Nisqually River At La Grande rising by over 2190.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. With potential flood conditions in the area, folks should take extra caution before performing any river related activity.
Georgia has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 429.28%. The Black Creek Near Blitchton was flowing at 2440cfs at last check, very high for this time of year, especially considering that the average flow on the river is 132.604623955cfs. The Spring Creek Near Iron City has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 7.98ft and flows reached 4470cfs.
We've also seen North Carolina rivers way above average with over 36 river gauges across the state recording flows at abnormal highs. Rivers like the New Hope Creek Near Blands are above 5.58ft (8530cfs), having risen by over 4810.0cfs over the past 24 hours. Such high flow levels are uncommon for the rivers, creating the potential for damage to the surrounding area.