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Minor flooding expected along Yakima River

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BENTON COUNTY, Wash. - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Yakima River in Benton City.  Residents can expect to see the river spill into the banks at the Beach RV Park in Benton City, at the West Richland Golf Course and along some roads of Van Giesen in West Richland.  The river is predicted to rise about flood stage by late Saturday or Sunday morning.

People living in low-lying areas along the river should move items away from the riverbank.  Livestock owners should also make sure higher ground is available for their animals.