Flood warning in effect for central Yakima Valley until Tuesday morning

A flood advisory for central Yakima County will be in effect until 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service is warning residents that snowmelt runoff is likely to continue with warmer temperatures on the way. There is also rain forecast for Monday afternoon and evening across Yakima Valley.

Rivers are expected to rise this week, the weather service said. The Naches River is expected to reach the “action stage,” meaning waters could inundate riverbanks and beach areas. It is not projected to reach the official flood stage.

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