The river level is forecast to crest late today at about the 17-foot mark.
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Some roads are being impacted by water and debris over the roadway.
This morning's forecast is lower than the one issued late yesterday.
Forecasts assume the cold north-northeasterly breeze shifts to a warming southerly breeze, as was expected yesterday.
The next flood event is forecast to occur in a few days after another round of heavy local and mountain rains.
"Slater Road and Marine Drive will flood and [are] expected to be shut down Friday night, probably for 3-4 days."
Road closures due to river flooding are far less likely than before given the updated river level forecast.
It is likely Slater Road will be closed again given the current river level forecast.
Heavy rain over the north Cascades could result in a significant rise in the river level.