Detailed Flood Information

Chehalis & Skookumchuck Rivers

January 2022 Flood Information & Resources

Snow Melt and Rain Caused Localized Flooding Along South County Rivers

At about 10 a.m. Thursday, January 6, the National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for the Chehalis and Skookumchuck rivers. Major flooding occured on both rivers, impacting the Town of Bucoda and Grand Mound. Snow melt and heavy rains caused this flooding event. If you were impacted, plese take a look at the information below. 


​Report Damages from January Floods!

Thurston County Emergency Management is in the process of collecting damage assessments from the January flooding event in Thurston County.  Damage information collected will be compiled and submitted to the state in hopes of meeting a threshold for direct assistance with disaster-caused unmet needs.  If assistance becomes available, you will be contacted.

If your primary residence or business was affected by flooding in Thurston County January 2022, please click the appropriate link below to complete a preliminary damage assessment form.

Individual Assistance Form (Individual) - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZX9RZBS

Individual Assistance Form (Business) - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZMC68KC

​After the Flood

There are several steps to returning home after a flood that will help keep you, your family, and your neighbors safe. Check out this 'After The Flood' safety packet for the steps you should take to recover from a flood.

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can help you recover, whether your home experienced inches of flood water or a few feet. If you're an NFIP policyholder, follow the steps below to begin filing your flood claim. More information is available here: https://www.floodsmart.gov/how-do-i-start-my-flood-claim.