Flooding, wind force 2 South Sound state parks to close

Two state parks are closed today because of poor weather.

Washington State Parks issued alerts today announcing that Potlatch and Kanaskat-Palmer state parks are closed.

Potlatch State Park near Shelton is closed because of flooding in the area. Kanaskat-Palmer State Park near Ravensdale is closed because of high winds.

Via its Twitter account Wednesday the state parks department encouraged people to check the status of parks on its website, parks.wa.gov, before heading out.