275  
WGUS86 KPQR 070426  
FLSPQR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
826 PM PST THU FEB 6 2020  
 
LOWER COLUMBIA/LOWER WILLAMETTE/SW WASHINGTON BULLETIN  
 
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
WASHINGTON...  
 
COWLITZ RIVER AT KELSO AFFECTING COWLITZ COUNTY  
 
.INCREASED RELEASES FROM MAYFIELD DAM UPSTREAM AND HIGH FLOWS ON THE  
TOUTLE RIVER WILL CAUSE THE COWLITZ RIVER AT KELSO TO REACH FLOOD  
STAGE TONIGHT.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST RAINFALL AND  
TEMPERATURES, AND THEY INCLUDE CURRENT AND PLANNED RESERVOIR  
RELEASES.  
 
FOR THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS, VISIT  
WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND.  
 
THE NEXT UPDATE FOR THESE LOCATIONS WILL BE ISSUED BY 10 AM FRIDAY.  
 
WAC015-071926-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.FL.W.0006.200207T0959Z-200209T1030Z/  
/KELW1.1.ER.200207T0959Z.200207T1900Z.200209T0430Z.NO/  
826 PM PST THU FEB 6 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COWLITZ RIVER AT KELSO.  
* THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 8 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS...21.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THIS RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS EVENING  
OR EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND IS EXPECTED TO CREST AROUND 22.5 FT  
MIDDAY FRIDAY.  
* IMPACT...ABOVE 21.5 FT, FLOODING OF SEVERAL LOW LYING AND SECONDARY  
ROADS BEGINS, INCLUDING THE COWLITZ GARDENS NEIGHBORHOOD, ALONG  
WITH FLOODING OF PASTURE AND LOWLAND UPSTREAM OF KELSO.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4621 12292 4621 12290 4620 12290 4619 12289 4618 12289 4613  
12290 4611 12288 4610 12290 4613 12294  
 

 
 
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