High water levels haven't caused much damage in Yakima County
YAKIMA, Wash- High water levels could be seen up and down the Valley Monday. In Parker and Naches the water was forecasted to rise a foot above flood level. And the Selah golf course is currently about two feet under water. However Yakima County emergency responders say it's not unusual for the season.
It's a significant high water event and the rivers are running at flood stage and there are areas that are flooded. There are areas that when we have a high water or flood event get water every time", says Jim Hall Director of Emergency Management for Yakima County.
There have been flood advisories for Parker along the Yakima River and Clifdell on the Naches but so far no homes or property has been damaged.
"We really haven't had any reports of people being flooded out of their homes or any of that. We've has just a little of water out in the roadway where those low lying creeks are."
Most of the water in the road has been out in the west valley. An ice dam also caused minor flooding near Tampico Sunday. All in all emergency responders say that all flood warnings need to be monitored, but so far this high water isn't causing and major problems.
"So far I think everybody is managing to take care of themselves and things are working well", says Hall.