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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:44 AM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 4:25 PM EST on January 19, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Skokomish River near Potlatch
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 11:15 am Wednesday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to rise and crest near 17.4 feet
around 4 PM Wednesday. The river will fall below flood stage early
Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... the Skokomish River will cause widespread
flooding of pasture lands... with water flowing quickly over west
bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road.


Lat... Lon 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:10 AM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 3:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington...
   including the following counties... in northwest Washington...
Clallam... Grays Harbor... Jefferson... Mason and Whatcom. In
west central Washington... King... Lewis and Pierce.

* Through this evening

* heavy rainfall will continue along the southwest slopes of the
Olympics and in the Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit counties
today. The Skokomish River in Mason County is already under a
Flood Warning. Other rivers that could possibly flood later
today include but are not limited to the Nooksack river in
Whatcom County and the White River in King and Pierce County.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 1:46 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 19, 2017


The northwest avalanche center has issued an avalanche warning...

Timing... 4 am Tuesday morning through 4 PM Wednesday January 19th.

Location... the Olympics and NW Washington Cascades... including the
Mt Baker area

Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is expected to become high
in these areas with a natural avalanche cycle likely beginning
Tuesday morning. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended
Tuesday and Wednesday.

Reason... increasing heavy rain and snow Tuesday morning will add a
significant Load to existing weak layers formed during the recent
cold weather. Snow changing to rain will cause a natural avalanche
cycle Tuesday. Also... strong southwest winds will build new and
unstable wind slab on Lee slopes at higher elevations Tuesday
through Wednesday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
please visit nwac.US for further information.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche mitigation
measures are performed.

Transmitted at the request of northwest avalanche center in Seattle,
Washington.


Kramer northwest avalanche center

146 PM PST Mon Jan 17 2017

The northwest avalanche center has issued an avalanche warning...

Timing... 4 am Tuesday morning through 4 PM Wednesday January 19th.

Location... the Olympics and NW Washington Cascades... including the
Mt Baker area

Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is expected to become high
in these areas with a natural avalanche cycle likely beginning
Tuesday morning. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended
Tuesday and Wednesday.

Reason... increasing heavy rain and snow Tuesday morning will add a
significant Load to existing weak layers formed during the recent
cold weather. Snow changing to rain will cause a natural avalanche
cycle Tuesday. Also... strong southwest winds will build new and
unstable wind slab on Lee slopes at higher elevations Tuesday
through Wednesday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
please visit nwac.US for further information.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche mitigation
measures are performed.

Transmitted at the request of northwest avalanche center in Seattle,
Washington.


Kramer northwest avalanche center


146 PM PST Mon Jan 17 2017

The northwest avalanche center has issued an avalanche warning...

Timing... 4 am Tuesday morning through 4 PM Wednesday January 19th.

Location... the Olympics and NW Washington Cascades... including the
Mt Baker area

Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is expected to become high
in these areas with a natural avalanche cycle likely beginning
Tuesday morning. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended
Tuesday and Wednesday.

Reason... increasing heavy rain and snow Tuesday morning will add a
significant Load to existing weak layers formed during the recent
cold weather. Snow changing to rain will cause a natural avalanche
cycle Tuesday. Also... strong southwest winds will build new and
unstable wind slab on Lee slopes at higher elevations Tuesday
through Wednesday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
please visit nwac.US for further information.

Additional information...
this warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche mitigation
measures are performed.

Transmitted at the request of northwest avalanche center in Seattle,
Washington.


Kramer northwest avalanche center


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