Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
728 PM 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. 4


Light to moderate rainfall is expected to continue this evening and
tonight as showers linger before tapering off very early Thursday
morning. Activity tonight will keep the river above minor flood
stage before waters gradually recede as showers taper off.

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.

&&

WAC045-191128-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170119T2125Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.170118T1312Z.170119T0145Z.170119T1225Z.NR/
728 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river crested at 17.5 feet at 6 PM Wednesday and
  will continue to fall to 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

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