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  • Army Corps of Engineers assisting with local flood fight efforts

    The Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) emergency operations center is activated to respond to the atmospheric river and heavy rain currently impacting the region. Several rivers are expected to rise into moderate flood stage and record flood stage with the most significant impacts predicted to occur in the Chehalis River Basin, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Army Corps of Engineers assisting with local flood fight efforts

    The Emergency Operations Center at the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is activated in response to an atmospheric river and heavy precipitation impacting the region. Several Western Washington river are expected to rise to flood stage with significant impacts predicted to occur in the Skagit, Snohomish and Snoqualmie river basins. The Nooksack, Stillaguamish, Skykomish, Carbon, Nisqually, Puyallup, Chehalis, Cowlitz, Newaukum, and Skookumchuck rivers are also being closely monitored. Rain is anticipated to continue through today with rivers expected to crest Saturday.
  • Army Corps ready to respond as Western Washington rivers on flood watch

    SEATTLE—The Emergency Operations Center at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is activated and on extended shifts until further notice as flood watches and warnings have been issued for Western Washington rivers. Rivers are expected to crest Saturday night into Sunday.
  • Army Corps of Engineers flood teams stabilizing levees in northern Idaho

    Army Corps flood teams are deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d' Alene River and Kootenai River basins today. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded contracts for staging material at the Callahan Creek levee in Troy, Montana.
  • Army Corps of Engineers flood teams continue work in northern Idaho

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has flood teams on the ground in the St. Joe and Coeur d’Alene river basins in Idaho and in Troy, Montana. The Corps is working on a temporary measure to stabilize a section of levee on the St. Joe River in support of the City of St. Maries to address flood damages along approximately 300 feet of the levee.
  • Army Corps of Engineers flood teams stabilizing levees in northern Idaho, western Montana

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has flood teams making repairs and providing assistance on the ground in Sprague, Washington, in the St. Joe River basin in Idaho and in Troy, Montana.
  • Corps of Engineers flood team assessing damage to St. Maries levee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has a flood team on the ground in the St. Joe River basin and is developing plans for potential levee repairs in St. Maries.
  • Army Corps of Engineers flood teams responding to flood threat

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, put its Emergency Operations Center into operation March 13 and has sent teams out to the St. Joe and Coeur d’Alene river basins as rivers continue to rise.
  • Corps of Engineers preparing for potential Northwest flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is running its Reservoir Control Center 24 hours per day and put its Emergency Operations Center into operation Dec. 7 to respond to heavy rains and high coastal waves.