Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1259 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

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Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-King-Lewis-Pierce-Snohomish-
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1259 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
  including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
  Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, and Whatcom. In west central
  Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, and Snohomish.

* Through late tonight

* A cold front was moving across Western Washington this afternoon
  and will weaken over the Cascades through late this afternoon,
  allowing rain to gradually diminish. Cooler air moving over the
  area behind the front will lower snow level to around 4000 feet
  by early this evening.

* Flooding is already occurring on many Western Washington rivers.
  With this second round of rainfall, there is a possibility that
  flooding will become more widespread and/or prolonged. There is
  at least a minor threat that any flood-prone river in our area
  reaching flood stage through tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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