Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
136 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES...

.Steady rainfall has occurred along the east slopes of the
Washington Cascades. Rainfall amounts of one and a half to two
inches have been observed over the past 48 hours. Rivers and
creeks are running high and fast. Additional rainfall this
afternoon may cause minor flooding along the creeks and rivers
that are already near bankfull.

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East Slopes of the Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Appleton, Cle Elum, and Cliffdell
136 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

the Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of south central Washington, including the following
  area, East Slopes of the Washington Cascades.

* Until 7 PM PST this evening

* Over the past 48 hours, rainfall amounts of one and a half to
  three inches have been reported along the crest and east slopes
  of the central and southern Washington Cascades. Additional
  rainfall of one quarter to near one half of an inch can be
  expected this afternoon. Rain will taper off after 7 PM.

* Rivers and streams have shown significant rises since sunrise
  this morning. Minor flooding is possible this afternoon as
  occasional rain occurs. The Naches River at Cliffdell and Naches
  is at bankfull.

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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