The Walla Walla river near Touche is rapidly rising and swells a frightening 5 feet in just 24 hours...

The swollen river is quickly reaching 6000 cfs at Touchet. The average flow for this time of year at that USGS site is about 1000 cfs (cubic feet per second). The level has raised from just above 7 ft. to almost 12 ft. in the last 24 hrs., and with flood stage marked at 13 ft., the Walla Walla River may break it's banks before lunchtime on Tuesday.