Update, 6:15 a.m. Friday: Numerous roads around Chelan County are closed this morning because of mudslides from last night’s storm.
Here are the most significant closures:
Fifth Street in Wenatchee has been closed all night west of Surry Road, but is scheduled to reopen at 6:30 a.m. today.
Tarpiscan and Colockum roads south of Malaga are closed because of mud and debris in the roadway, and possible structural damage to a bridge on Tarpiscan Road over Colockum Creek.
In the Leavenworth area, Icicle Road is blocked west of the Fourth of July Trailhead by a large mud and debris slide covering the entire road.
A sheriff’s office news release states that numerous occupied campgrounds and trailheads are located beyond the slide location.No. 1 Canyon Road had been closed temorarily during the storm Thursday night because of mud and debris, but has reopened.
Eagle Creek Road was also blocked for a time by a mudslide.
No injuries were reported in Chelan County.
UPdate, 10:06 p.m. Thursday: Flooding now reported in No. 1 and No. 2 canyons west of Wenatchee and in the Colockum area. There are also reports of a tree falling on a house in the Orondo area and two people injured.
Update, 9:36 p.m. Thursday: Police say two homes are being flooded on Fifth Street near the canal.
WENATCHEE — Fifth Street has been closed west of Woodward Avenue because of flooding and mud flowing down the road.
At least one home has put up sand bags, and police have said there is heavy water in the area of Lars Lane, where homes were flooded earlier this summer during a downpour.
There have also been reports of water over the roadway in Number Two Canyon and of manhole covers being lifted by runoff in the area of Jefferson Street and Western Avenue.