- Associated Press - Thursday, March 16, 2017

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say 40 units of a Yakima apartment building were being evacuated as floodwaters flow onto some city streets.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (https://goo.gl/1rkBA5 ) the Lake Aspen Apartments were being evacuated Thursday evening near Lake Aspen Business Park.

Yakima police were also asking people to avoid the nearby area of North 16th Avenue and River Road as water seeped onto the road, closing a lane of traffic.

Yakima police said the intersection at 40th and Fruitvale also remained closed Thursday due to water on the road.

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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, https://www.yakimaherald.com


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