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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:10 PM PDT on October 21, 2017

Expires 6:06 PM EDT on October 22, 2017


The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Skokomish River near Potlatch
* from late tonight to Sunday afternoon.
* At 9:30 PM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 5 am Sunday
and crest near 17.0 feet around 5 am Sunday. The river will fall
below flood stage Sunday 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




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:43 PM PDT on October 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Skagit, and
Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Snohomish,
and Thurston.

* Through late Sunday night

* heavy rain is forecast to fall beginning this afternoon and
continuing through Sunday morning. The period of heaviest rain
will be tonight into early Sunday morning with the focus of
rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens Pass southward.
Less rain is forecast for the north Cascades and Olympics.
There is still a chance the heavy rain could spread to the
northern Cascades and Olympics. The Flood Watch remains in
effect for all counties in western Washington with the
exception of island and San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the
Cascades from the Skykomish river southward, with a few rivers
cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the
area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream
flooding is possible beginning tonight.

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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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:43 PM PDT on October 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Skagit, and
Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Snohomish,
and Thurston.

* Through late Sunday night

* heavy rain is forecast to fall beginning this afternoon and
continuing through Sunday morning. The period of heaviest rain
will be tonight into early Sunday morning with the focus of
rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens Pass southward.
Less rain is forecast for the north Cascades and Olympics.
There is still a chance the heavy rain could spread to the
northern Cascades and Olympics. The Flood Watch remains in
effect for all counties in western Washington with the
exception of island and San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the
Cascades from the Skykomish river southward, with a few rivers
cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the
area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream
flooding is possible beginning tonight.

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.



Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


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