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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Flood Update: Cleanup Efforts Underway


Issaquah Creek has crested. Current weather forecasts indicate rain will continue, but is not anticipated at previous rates. Check back for updates, however, in case conditions change.

To view Issaquah’s flood phase chart, and data from the upstream gauge at Hobart, click here (please note: this data is updated once an hour, and does not reflect real-time readings). 

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Volunteers

Thank you to our CERT volunteers – including Mayor Mary Lou Pauly – who helped Sycamore residents clean up following Issaquah’s historic floods.

Report Stormwater Issues

To report stormwater issues, call 425-837-3470.

Waste Collection

Due to road conditions, waste collection service was cancelled in some areas. Recology will return on your next scheduled service day and collect double your normal volumes at no additional cost. Please bag or bundle any additional material.

Disaster Assistance

If your home or business sustained damage as a result of the weather, you may be eligible for disaster assistance. King County Emergency Management is collecting information from residents and businesses on damage and losses suffered during the recent severe weather and flooding (since Jan. 20, 2020). Learn more online.

Flood Resources

Stay Updated

  • For further updates, please monitor Twitter, TV Channel 21, radio station 1700 AM or the city’s Web site
  • Sign up for King County’s flood alerts, which are sent via text and phone.  

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