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By Roger Harnack
Cheney Free Press 

Flood, wind warnings issued


Last updated 12/29/2022 at 12:24pm

CHENEY — A steady rain, recent warming temperatures and predicted gusty winds prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning for much of southern Spokane County, including Cheney, Medical Lake and Spangle.

Areas of Whitman County were also expected to see localized flooding.

As of press time Tuesday night, Hangman Creek was rising from Tekoa to Spokane, and Paradise Creek was expected to continue rising in the Pullman-Colfax area.

“Runoff from rain and rapid snowmelt has pushed Paradise Creek over flood stage,” the National Weather Service said.

The temperature was exp...

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