River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
909 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

Unseasonably warm weater is expected to return to the region by
Sunday and persist through much of the week. This will result in
another round of abundant snow melt and runoff which will lead to
significant rises on many of the rivers near the Cascades. Flooding
will be possible by late week on the Okanogan River near Tonasket.

Monitor current water levels on the web at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

Here are some forecasts for area rivers and lakes:

WAC047-011609-
909 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

Okanogan River near Tonasket
 Flood stage >> 15.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 13.3 feet at 04/30 08:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Okanogan River near Tonasket could rise above action stage by early Thursday
  and may rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon. The river will then continue
  to rise into next weekend. Expected crest information is not available at this time.
  forecast  website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=TONW1



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WAC007-011609-
909 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

Entiat River near Ardenvoir
 Flood stage >> 7.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 4.5 feet at 04/30 08:00.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Entiat River near Ardenvoir is expected to continue to rise and
  to reach a level of 6.3 by 05/05 23:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=ARDW1



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WAC047-011609-
909 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

Methow River near Pateros
 Flood stage >> 10.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 6.6 feet at 04/30 08:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Methow River near Pateros is expected to continue to rise and to
  reach a level of 9.0 by 05/06 11:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=PATW1



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WAC007-011609-
909 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

Stehekin River at Stehekin
 Flood stage >> 24.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 21.2 feet at 04/30 08:30.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Stehekin River at Stehekin is expected to continue to rise and
  to reach a level of 23.7 by 05/05 11:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=STHW1



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