Flooding from Montana River Receding, But is Expected to Rise Again


Minor flooding is occurring on the Similkameen River near Nighthawk, and major flooding is forecast for later in the week.

National Weather Service forecasters say that's going to mean more weather trouble for Fairfax County right into the weekend.

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After storms earlier in the week, heavy rain forecasted for the region on Wednesday afternoon poses a risk of isolated flooding. Portions of the paintball field downstream of the bridge begin to flood and athletic fields in Woodrow Wilson Park on Mount Vernon Road begin to flood due to water backing up in ditches.

Meanwhile, a Flood Warning for the St. Joseph River at Three Rivers has been extended from Monday afternoon to Saturday evening. While the flood threat is low for rivers and streams, flood issues are likely in cities with poor drainage areas.

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The Huron River in Hamburg Township is under a Flood Warning, with the river expected to crest more than a foot above flood stage later tonight. They said up to 70 homes in that area were unreachable as a result to flooded roads. Georgia Power customers, check here.

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