Labish Center Flooded After Heavy Rain Inundates Oregon

StoryfulPublished: May 29, 201724 views
Published: May 29, 2017

Labish Center in Oregon was awash with water on February 10 after heavy rains swept over the northwest and southwest regions of the state.

This drone footage shows the extent of the flooding.

The Pudding River, which runs through Labish Center, reached flooding levels after it surpassed 22 feet and hit 23.8 feet on February 10, <a href="http://www.oregonlive.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/02/few_rivers_continue_wtih_flood.html" target="_blank">Oregon Live</a> reported.

Andy Bryant, a Portland hydrologist with the National Weather Service, told <a href="http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-washington-weather-snow-ice-floods-landslides/" target="_blank"><span class="caps">OPB</span></a> that aside from rain, melting snow had also contributed to the flooding throughout the state.

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