Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1253 PM PST Mon Nov 20 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 Skokomish River will produce minor flooding this morning as a
result of heavy rain that has been falling over the south slopes of
the Olympic Mountains.


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.


1253 PM PST Mon Nov 20 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* From 7 AM Monday until Wednesday evening.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 17.1 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 17.2 feet
  around noon today. The river will fall off below flood stage
  tonight before rising again above flood Tuesday.
* 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


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