Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
715 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 1015 PM PDT

* AT 712 PM PDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING NEAR
  BENSON CREEK...OR ABOUT 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TWISP AS HEAVY
  RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE IN THE AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...TWISP...PATEROS...WINTHROP...FOGGY DEW
  CAMPGROUND...CRATER CREEK CAMPGROUND...LOUP LOUP CAMPGROUND...
  MONSE...LOUP LOUP PASS...METHOW...BLACK PINE LAKE CAMPGROUND...
  MALOTT...CARLTON...MAZAMA...MYSTERY CAMPGROUND AND WAR CREEK
  CAMPGROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

MOVE AWAY FROM RECENTLY BURNED AREAS. LIFE THREATENING FLOODING OF
CREEKS...ROADS AND NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS IS LIKELY. THE HEAVY RAINS
WILL LIKELY TRIGGER ROCKSLIDES...MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN STEEP
TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND THESE AREAS.

THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE THE COUGAR COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCARS BETWEEN
THE OKANOGAN AND METHOW RIVERS...CARLTON COMPLEX...LONE MOUNTAIN
FIRE BURN SCAR...ALONG WITH OTHER BURN SCARS IN THE AREA. HIGH
INTENSITY RAINFALL ON THE BURNED AREAS MAY CAUSE DANGEROUS FLASH
FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS. RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS IN AND BELOW THE
COUGAR COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCAR IN THE METHOW AND OKANOGAN
VALLEYS...INCLUDING MOTORISTS ON STATE HIGHWAY 20 BETWEEN TWISP AND
THE OKANOGAN RIVER...US HIGHWAY 97 NORTH FROM BREWSTER TO
MALOTT...AND STATE HIGHWAY 153 FROM CARLTON TO WINTHROP...SHOULD
TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

LAT...LON 4844 11948 4801 11967 4809 11967 4808 11972
      4810 11977 4806 11989 4796 11988 4796 11998
      4804 12015 4807 12015 4812 12031 4816 12036
      4822 12035 4831 12054 4862 12042

$$

RP


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