Flood News

‘Floodzilla’ creator Geary Eppley explores river trends, regional role

  • Dec 21, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 3:36PM

Sipping coffee at the Carnation Starbucks one chilly fall morning, it took a single overheard word for Geary Eppley to get the kind of local celebrity treatment that few software programmers find.

County seeks fix for Middle Fork flooding

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 2:00PM updated Dec 14, 2009 at 4:47PM

As flood season begins, the King County Water and Land Resources Division is looking at new ways to address flood and erosion problems along the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River.

City gets funds for high-risk flood areas

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 2:00PM updated Dec 14, 2009 at 4:47PM

North Bend neighborhoods will receive flood mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) this winter.

Federal funds will be used to elevate or buy out homes in high-risk flood areas to prevent future loss and damage.

King County starts e-mail/phone/text flood alert system

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Dec 2, 2009 at 9:58AM

King County residents and business owners have a new tool to help them stay safer during the flood season.

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