Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
621 PM PST WED DEC 10 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WASHINGTON...
  DUNGENESS RIVER NEAR SEQUIM AFFECTING CLALLAM COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 12

THE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN ON THE OLYMPIC RANGE WILL CAUSE THE
DUNGENESS RIVER NEAR SEQUIM TO EXPERIENCE MODERATE FLOODING. THE
RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

WAC009-111121-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0066.000000T0000Z-141211T1747Z/
/DRSW1.2.ER.141210T2301Z.141211T0310Z.141211T0847Z.NR/
621 PM PST WED DEC 10 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DUNGENESS RIVER NEAR SEQUIM
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 6:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 7.5 FEET
  AROUND 7 PM WEDNESDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...THE DUNGENESS RIVER WILL FLOOD ROADS AND
  PASTURE LANDS...WITH SWIFT FLOOD WATERS THREATENING SOME
  RESIDENTIAL AREAS. EROSION MAY DAMAGE RIVER BANKS

&&

LAT...LON 4799 12316 4808 12320 4815 12318 4815 12309 4808 12310
      4800 12306

$$



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