November 12, 2021
Flooding warning issued For November 12 & 13
Flooding is expected to occur in Skagit County during the afternoon of November 12 and continuing through November 13. The river crest is currently forecasted at 31.9 feet in Concrete around 4pm on November 12, and at 31.79 feet in Mount Vernon on November 13. A flood warning has been issued by the national weather service.
National Weather Service has also issued a special weather statement warning of increased landslide risk in the region due to high soil saturation levels. Read that here.
For updated river forecasts please visit www.skagitcounty.net/flood or call the River Level Hotline at 360-416-1404.
Residents in Hamilton, Lyman, Concrete and other flood-prone areas should prepare to take action over the next 24 hours to protect their homes, families, and livestock from floodwaters. If you have questions or are in need of sandbags and aren't sure where to go, please contact Skagit County Department of Emergency Management at 360-416-1850.
Skagitonians throughout the County should also expect water over low-lying roadways, particularly Swan Road, Whitmarsh Road (in Burlington), Martin Road (in Rockport) and potentially Cape Horn. Practice turn around- don’t drown and do not drive through water over the roadway. It can be deeper and faster moving than anticipated and presents a risk to drivers.
For more emergency information, sign up for the emergency information listserv, CodeRed Alerts or follow Skagit County on Twitter @SkagitGov. The River Level Hotline (360- 416-1404) and www.skagitcounty.net/flood are updated frequently during events with current conditions and can be resources for information as well.
Stay safe & dry!