Flooding

Flood Watch

November 20, 2017

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Pierce County rivers effective Tuesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. Minor to moderate flooding could occur on Pierce County rivers due to moderate to heavy rain forecasts and rising snow levels in the mountains.

A flood watch mean conditions are favorable for flooding but flooding is not imminent or occurring. Residents living in or near river floodplain areas are highly encouraged to watch the latest forecasts from the NWS and be ready to take the neccessary steps to safely protect life and property.