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Warmer weather and rain cause flooding in Kittitas County

Kittitas County Sheriff's Office warns about flooding in the area

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KITTITAS COUNTY, WA - Right now, the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about increased flooding in the area. Residents saw an increase in snowmelt Sunday night because of warmer weather and rain.

Most of these locations are north of town. Ellensburg is also seeing flooding in the western part of the city. The County is working to post signs where water is on the roadway. 

There are also reports of commercial and residential flooding Northwest of Ellensburg in the Reecer Creek and Dry Creek area. No injuries have been reported.

At this hour, the following roads are closed:
- The intersection of 5th and Railroad
- Dolarway and Enterprise

Sheriff's deputies say the water normally rises until midnight then goes back down throughout the morning.

County Roads has set up a sand bag filling station on the north side of the Fairgrounds by Western Village and Shady Brook. 

This is a developing story. 

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