Flood Statement
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WGUS86 KSEW 212354
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
354 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 2

                Olympic Peninsula Region

The heavy rain is beginning to end over the Olympic Peninsula which
will allow the Skokomish River to slow and crest in the next 6 to 10
hours. It will be falling as the second storm comes in Wednesday

354 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* From 2 PM Tuesday until Friday afternoon.
* At  3:30 PM Tuesday 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 17.7 feet
  around 10 PM Tuesday. The river will fall Wednesday, maybe falling
  below flood stage temporarily that night, then up above flood
  stage again cresting Thursday before falling below flood stage
  Friday. The river will fall below flood stage early Friday
* 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


Do not drive cars...vans...or trucks through flooded areas...this is
the cause of most flood related deaths in Washington. Be alert for
rapid changes and monitor developments by listening to NOAA Weather
radio or other local media.



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