4e2377accdba7.imageTired and chilled but happy, these five survivors of the Clog the Cowlitz float celebrate their arrival at the finish line. Photo: John Markon / The Daily News

TOLEDO — Cool, wet weather dampened — but did not drown — what was supposed to be a warm, sunny Saturday on the Cowlitz River.

Organizers of “Clog the Cowlitz,” a four-mile float on rafts from the Blue Creek boat ramp downstream to the Front Street ramp in Toledo, had selected July 16 as the date for their event because their research determined it had the greatest probability of producing a temperature of 90 degrees or more.

Instead, they got 70 degrees — or less.

With rain. Read More from The Daily News