Hitting the river this summer to cool off? Make sure to check out this list before you do as we found the top 5 most dangerous rivers in Washington with the highest death tolls. Be safe and be smart while on the water!
Yakima County has been declared a federal disaster area eight times in the last 50 years.
In 1996, you may recall, the Yakima River flooded thanks to heavy snowmelt and a big ice dam giving way. Could we see such heavy run-off and potential flooding this year...
Yakima County Sheriff's deputy Scot Swallow with the Marine Patrol Division says if you plan to cool off this spring in an area pond or the Yakima River be careful because he says the water is cold at this time of year.