Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
254 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

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MASON-
254 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTY...MASON.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* THE FLOOD PRONE SKOKOMISH RIVER COULD FLOOD AFTER BRIEF HEAVY
  RAIN BEGINNING TONIGHT. THE RIVER HAS BEEN HOLDING STEADY AROUND
  1 FOOT BELOW FLOOD STAGE. THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM RECENT
  RAIN. RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO BE AROUND 2 INCHES IN ONLY A 12 HOUR
  OR LESS PERIOD. THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL IS NORMALLY NOT ENOUGH
  TO CAUSE FLOODING ON THE SKOKOMISH HOWEVER SATURATED CONDITIONS
  HAVE MADE THE SKOKOMISH EVEN MORE FLOOD PRONE. ANY FLOODING IS
  LIKELY TO BE MINOR AND WILL PROBABLY OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
  SATURDAY.

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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