River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
155 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

Unseasonably warm weather is expected to continue through Wednesday.
This will result in another round of abundant snow melt and runoff
which will lead to significant rises on many of the rivers near the
Cascades. Flooding will be possible by late week on the Okanogan
River near Tonasket.

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:

WAC047-022055-
155 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

Okanogan River near Tonasket
 Flood stage >> 15.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 13.0 feet at 05/01 13:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Okanogan River near Tonasket could rise above action stage by
  early Thursday and may rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon.
  The river is forecast to rise into next weekend. Expected
  crest information is not available at this time but will come
  later this week as confidence in river forecast levels increases.

  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=TONW1

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WAC007-022055-
155 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

Entiat River near Ardenvoir
 Flood stage >> 7.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 4.5 feet at 05/01 13:00.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Entiat River near Ardenvoir is expected to continue to rise
  above action stage of 6 feet 05/04 11:00 and to reach a level of
  6.2 by 05/05 17:00. At this time...any rise is expected to remain
  below flood stage.

  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=ARDW1

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WAC047-022055-
155 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

Methow River near Pateros
 Flood stage >> 10.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 6.6 feet at 05/01 13:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Methow River near Pateros is expected to continue to rise and to
  reach a level near action stage of 9.0 feet by 05/06 23:00. At this
  time...any rise is expected to remain below flood stage.

  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=PATW1

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WAC007-022055-
155 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

Stehekin River at Stehekin
 Flood stage >> 24.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 21.2 feet at 05/01 12:30.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Stehekin River at Stehekin is expected to continue to rise
  to near action stage of 22.0 feet by 05/02 13:00 and to reach a
  level of 23.9 by 05/05 17:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain just below flood stage.

  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=STHW1



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