Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Seattle WA
521 AM PST Mon Nov 20 2017

...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. 1

The Skokomish River will produce minor flooding this morning as a result
of heavy rain that has been falling over the south slopes of the
Olympic Mountains.

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.

&&

WAC045-202221-
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/SRPW1.1.ER.171120T1630Z.171120T1800Z.171120T2100Z.NO/
521 AM PST Mon Nov 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* from this morning to this evening.
* At  5:15 AM Monday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage around 8 AM Monday
  and crest near 17.1 feet around 10 AM Monday. The river will fall
  below flood stage early this afternoon, but flooding is likely again by
  Tuesday night.
* Impact...At 17.0 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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