Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FFAOTX
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
222 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

...THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED AND HAD BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN WASHINGTON...

  METHOW RIVER NEAR PATEROS AFFECTING OKANOGAN COUNTY

MONITOR CURRENT WATER LEVELS ON THE WEB AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

HERE ARE SOME FORECASTS FOR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS AND THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR
RISING WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.

BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO
PEOPLE AND BOATS.

&&

WAC047-232152-
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/PATW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
222 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED AND HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD
WARNING FOR
  THE METHOW RIVER NEAR PATEROS
* AT  1:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.3 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 10.2
  FEET BY TOMORROW LATE MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4805 11984 4800 11988 4819 12015 4824 12006 4808 11989

* AT  10.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF ADJACENT ROADS AND LOW-LYING
AREAS IS LIKELY THROUGHOUT THE METHOW VALLEY FROM MAZAMA TO
PATEROS.

$$




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