Disaster relief providing, shelter, food, and water. Several days of severe days of severe wind and rain that has led to extensive flooding in parts of the state. Search and rescue missions Monday night helped more than 500 displaced people, and people from their homes due to flooding in the north and northeast areas of the county. The river topped its major flood stage of 32 feet Monday, reaching 35.35 feet and is expected to top its record of 37.37 feet Tuesday. The city's 35,000 residents were warned to "take action over the next 24-48 hours to protect their homes, families, and property from floodwaters. In Clallam County, 10 people, including four children were rescued from their homes as flooding encroached on a residential area near Forks. The severe weather is also impacting power infrastructure, leaving more than 55,000 customers in the state without power.
Disaster Relief: Providing food water and shelter. Nearly 14 million people were under a coastal flooding warning early Saturday. Forecasters were expecting the powerful storm to be one of the most significant tidal flood events, which happen when sea levels rise well above normal, spilling water onto dry land. Water levels in parts of the region reached knee-deep for some residents on Friday. The weather service expects a portion of Washington's Navy Yard neighborhood to flood. And in historic Old Town Alexandria -- which endured flooding on Friday --more misery is forecast. Neighbors and the local businesses were damaged by the waves and the flooding. People said "it hasn't been this bad since hurricane Isabel".
Washington continues to battle devastating wildfires as a child has died and his parents were seriously injured when trying to escape from the Cold Springs Fire. Numerous other wildfires continue to burn thousands of acres across the state, including the Pearl Hill Fire, the Whitney Fire, and the Inchelium Complex fires.
The most destructive fire is in Malden and Wittman County, about 300 people live there and most of the home have burned to the ground. It's complete destruction and the town is essentially gone, 80% of the home where obliterated and the Post Office, City Hall and fire department reduced to rubble. The Cold Spring Cannon fire spurred mandatory evacuations. Eight homes were destroyed in Graham Monday night as multiple brush fires exploded around the South Sound amid a rare September wind storm that has knocked out power to tens of thousands. Nonprofit Disaster Relief Washington Wildfires Donate
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