Nisqually River expected to rise with dam release

A release of water Monday from the LaGrande Dam is expected to affect farm and pasture land along the Nisqually River, according to Thurston Emergency Management.

Tacoma Power planned to increase the flow from 2,500 cubic feet per second to 7,000 cfs by 8 p.m. Monday, continuing through Friday because heavy rainfall is forecast.

For information, call Thurston County Emergency Management at 360-867-2800.