Thursday, June 16, 2011

Flood Warning continues on Columbia River @ Vancouver

The National Weather Service (NWS) Portland reports that the Flood Warning is continuing on the Columbia River at Vancouver. As of Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2 pm, the river is at 16.5 feet (16 feet is Flood Stage). Minor flooding is expected to continue through Saturday, forecasting to be between 16.3 and 16.6 feet.

The good news is that the river is expected to drop below flood stage later Saturday night (June 18) or Sunday (June 19). You can see the latest river stages and forecasts @

Please remember that the river is high, fast, still full of dangerous debris and very cold. Review some of the other posts written on this blog within the last five weeks to get more information about the inconveniences and damage impacts that this flooding has caused.

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