Flood Statement
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WGUS86 KSEW 181944
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1144 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Washington...

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 3

Heavy rain is over for this event and only showers will continue
today. A burst of heavy rain this morning will keep the river rising
throughout today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars...vans...or trucks through flooded areas...this is
the cause of most flood related deaths in Washington. Be alert for
rapid changes and monitor developments by listening to NOAA Weather
radio or other local media.

&&

WAC045-190344-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170119T2125Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.170118T1312Z.170119T0000Z.170119T1225Z.NR/
1144 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 11:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise and crest near 17.4 feet
  around 4 PM Wednesday. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...the Skokomish River will cause widespread
  flooding of pasture lands...with water flowing quickly over West
  Bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340

$$

jbb



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