Flood Warning for Skokomish

A flood warning is in effect for the Skokomish River. According to the National Weather Service, heavy rain along the south slopes of the Olympic Mountains has ended but the Skokomish will continue to rise and is expected to crest about a foot above flood stage. Minor flooding is occurring in the Skokomish Valley with water flowing into pasture lands and over West Bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road. The River is expected to hover just above 17 feet until late this afternoon. The Skokomish should drop below the 16.5-foot flood stage this evening.