More Rain; Flood Warning for Skokomish

More rain is forecast through the week and a flood warning has been issued for the Skokomish River. Two to five inches of additional rain is expected to fall in the mountains below the snow level. Landslides are also possible as up to two and a half inches of rain will fall in the lowlands. Forecasters say the heaviest amounts of rain will generally be on the coast and from around Everett south. Rain has pushed the Skokomish above the 16.5 foot flood stage. At last reported, the River has risen above 17 feet and is expected to start receding today. Minor flooding is occurring in the Skokomish Valley with flood water in pasture lands and over West Bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road. The wet weather will continue until at least Sunday.

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