Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
531 AM PST THU NOV 27 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WASHINGTON...

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 17

HEAVY RAIN FELL OVER THE SOUTH FACING SLOPES OF THE OLYMPICS
OVERNIGHT AND IT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SKOKOMISH RIVER
WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS MORNING...WITH MODERATE FLOODING
THROUGH FRIDAY. THE RIVER WILL PROBABLY FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THIS IS THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD
RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON. BE ALERT FOR RAPID CHANGES AND LISTEN
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA.

&&

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/SRPW1.1.ER.141127T1632Z.141128T1800Z.141129T1330Z.NR/
531 AM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* FROM THIS MORNING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  5:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 9 AM
  THURSDAY AND CREST NEAR 17.2 FEET AROUND 10 AM FRIDAY. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 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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