Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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WGUS66 KOTX 272000
FFAOTX
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
100 PM PDT Sat May 27 2017

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN WASHINGTON...

  ENTIAT RIVER NEAR ARDENVOIR AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY
  STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY

...Warmer temperatures will increase high mountain snowmelt and lead
to renewed rises on areas rivers...

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:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS AND THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR
RISING WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.

BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO
PEOPLE AND BOATS.

&&

WAC007-282000-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FL.A.0021.170529T1142Z-170601T0058Z/
/ARDW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
100 PM PDT Sat May 27 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE ENTIAT RIVER NEAR ARDENVOIR
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 12:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS  7.50 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY MONDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4790 12058 4798 12049 4769 12021 4759 12025 4790 12058

* AT   7.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY IN THE ENTIAT VALLEY.

$$

WAC007-281959-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FL.A.0022.170529T1014Z-000000T0000Z/
/STHW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
100 PM PDT Sat May 27 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 12:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.00 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY MONDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4849 12076 4832 12057 4825 12067 4831 12101 4848 12103

* AT  24.0 FEET...THE RIVER MAY BE OUT OF ITS BANKS IN SPOTS AND
  ONTO THE STEHEKIN VALLEY ROAD AND COMPANY CREEK ROAD.
* AT  23.8 FEET...MCGREGOR`S MEADOW ROAD WILL BE MOSTLY FLOODED.
* AT  23.5 FEET...SOME WATER MAY BE OVER MCGREGOR MEADOWS ROAD AND THE
  DRIVE THROUGH THE TOLLBER PASTURE. PART OF THE HARLEQUIN CAMPGROUND
  MAY BE FLOODED.

$$



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