Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
243 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

ORC049-059-WAC005-013-021-071-220445-
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Morrow OR-Umatilla OR-Benton WA-Walla Walla WA-Franklin WA-
Columbia WA-
243 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Rain and Snowmelt in...
  North central Morrow County in northeastern Oregon...
  Northwestern Umatilla County in northeastern Oregon...
  Benton County in south central Washington...
  Walla Walla County in southeastern Washington...
  Franklin County in north central Washington...
  Columbia County in southeastern Washington...

* Until 845 PM PST Tuesday

* At 239 PM PST, doppler radar indicated heavy rain, which will
  combine with residual snow melt to cause flooding. Up to one inch
  of rain has already fallen. Local law enforcement is reporting
  road closures due to flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, Walla Walla, Connell, Dayton, West
  Richland, College Place, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Benton City,
  Irrigon, Waitsburg, Athena, Weston, Mesa, Prescott, Kahlotus and
  Helix.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to three quarters of an inch are
possible in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 4673 11825 4662 11819 4659 11821 4655 11816
      4659 11801 4658 11790 4662 11787 4647 11786
      4647 11774 4638 11768 4633 11767 4570 11844
      4587 11874 4585 11978 4670 11947 4668 11938
      4673 11937 4674 11822

$$

MJM



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