Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
358 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

IDC017-WAC051-220200-
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BONNER ID-PEND OREILLE WA-
358 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL BONNER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF IDAHO...
  EAST CENTRAL PEND OREILLE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT

* AT 356 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
  PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA INCLUDING PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NORDMAN...HIGHWAY 57 NEAR PRIEST LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4866 11688 4851 11692 4853 11715 4870 11718

$$

JW


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