Record Breaking Rain Causes Flash Flooding

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Flash Flooding on Hwy 153 photo provided by WSP.

Record breaking rainfall in Wenatchee last night with over a half-inch of moisture. The heavy rains caused problems for motorists on some roads in North Central Washington.

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Highway 153 flash flood photo provided by WSDOT

In Okanogan County Highway 153 was down to one-lane flagged traffic this morning about 3 miles West of Pateros. Traffic was also delayed due to flooding on Highway 20 west of Loup Loup Pass.

Here’s a video submitted by Allison Viebrock-Steveson of some of the flash-flooding in the Almira area this morning. She says Almira reportedly received about 1 and a half inches of rain.