Thurston County issues flood alerts for Chehalis, Skookumchuck rivers

lpemberton@theolympian.comFebruary 17, 2014 

Thurston County Emergency Management issued a flood alert Monday afternoon for the Chehalis River at Grand Mound and the Skookumchuck River near Bucoda, according to the organization's facebook page.

“The Chehalis River is expected to reach flood stage at midnight tonight and crest at 15.21 ft. tomorrow at noon,” according to the post. “Minor flooding is expected so residents in flood prone areas should take steps to protect life and property.”

The Skookumchuck River is expected to crest at 4 p.m. Monday, according to county officials. 

For more information, call 360-867-2800.

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