Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
215 PM PDT TUE OCT 18 2016

...MORE MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY ALONG THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES...

ANOTHER BATCH OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE CASCADES WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
ADDITIONAL RAIN OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS FORECAST IN THE WESTERN PORTIONS
OF CHELAN AND OKANOGAN COUNTIES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE
CREST. THIS INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...HIGHWAY 20 FROM WASHINGTON PASS TO MAZAMA...STEHEKIN...
HOLDEN VILLAGE...AND HIGHWAY 2 FROM STEVENS PASS TO COLES CORNER.
SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY START OFF NEAR 5500 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BEFORE RISING TO 7000 TO 8000 FEET ON THURSDAY. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN
COMBINED WITH SATURATED GROUND MAY RESULT IN ADDITIONAL MUDSLIDES.
AREAS BELOW RECENT BURN SCARS HAVE A HIGHER THREAT. PLUGGED CULVERTS
MAY CAUSE BACKUPS THAT CAN OVERTOP ROADS.

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