Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
742 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 4

The Skokomish River will continue receding and is forecast to fall
be low flood stage later this morning.


Do not drive 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.


742 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* Until this evening.
* At 7:30 AM this morning, the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will fall below
  flood stage this morning.
* Impact...At 16.5 feet, the Skokomish River will cause widespread
  flooding of pasture lands, with water flowing quickly over West
  Bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road. The evacuation route will
  be opened to the west end of the Skokomish Valley Road.


LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340


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