364  
WGUS86 KPQR 080516  
FLSPQR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
916 PM PST FRI FEB 7 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  
 
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 SATURDAY.  
 
WAC015-081815-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-200209T0848Z/  
/KELW1.1.ER.200207T0815Z.200207T2300Z.200209T0248Z.NO/  
916 PM PST FRI FEB 7 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COWLITZ RIVER AT KELSO.  
* AT 9 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS...22.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.5 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THIS RIVER CRESTED AT 22.7 FEET AT 3 PM FRIDAY. IT IS  
EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE  
FALLING FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.  
* 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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