Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
354 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...

  SKAGIT RIVER NEAR CONCRETE AFFECTING SKAGIT COUNTY.
  SKAGIT RIVER NEAR MT. VERNON AFFECTING SKAGIT COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 20

                NORTH WEST REGION

THE SKAGIT RIVER WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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.

&&

WAC057-280854-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0050.141128T1413Z-141129T2030Z/
/CONW1.1.ER.141128T1413Z.141129T0000Z.141129T0830Z.NO/
354 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKAGIT RIVER NEAR CONCRETE
* FROM 6 AM FRIDAY UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  3:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 6 AM FRIDAY
  AND CREST NEAR 29.5 FEET AROUND 4 PM FRIDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...THE SKAGIT RIVER WILL FLOOD LOW AREAS AND
  SECTIONS OF ROADS ALONG THE RIVER FROM ROCKPORT DOWNSTREAM TO SEDRO
  WOOLLEY. THIS LEVEL FOR THIS LOCATION ON THE SKAGIT CORRESPONDS TO
  A PHASE 1 FLOOD IN THE SKAGIT COUNTY FLOOD SYSTEM.

&&

LAT...LON 4845 12163 4848 12185 4846 12227 4853 12227 4856 12185
      4850 12160

$$

WAC057-280854-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0051.141128T1628Z-141130T0933Z/
/MVEW1.1.ER.141128T1628Z.141129T1200Z.141129T2133Z.NO/
354 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKAGIT RIVER NEAR MT. VERNON
* FROM 8 AM FRIDAY UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT  3:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY
  AND CREST NEAR 29.2 FEET AROUND 4 AM SATURDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...THE SKAGIT RIVER WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING
  FROM SEDRO WOOLLEY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH MOUNT VERNON TO THE MOUTH...
  WITH SHALLOW FLOODING IN LOW PASTURE LANDS AND OVER A FEW LOW-LYING
  ROADS NEAR THE RIVER. THIS LEVEL FOR THIS LOCATION ON THE SKAGIT
  CORRESPONDS TO A PHASE 1 FLOOD IN THE SKAGIT COUNTY FLOOD SYSTEM.

&&

LAT...LON 4846 12227 4840 12230 4830 12235 4837 12250 4845 12240
      4853 12227

$$




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