Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
903 PM PDT Mon May 29 2017

...THE FLOOD WATCH IS BEING UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN WASHINGTON...

  METHOW RIVER NEAR PATEROS AFFECTING OKANOGAN COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN
WASHINGTON...
  ENTIAT RIVER NEAR ARDENVOIR AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN WASHINGTON...

  KETTLE RIVER NEAR FERRY ABOVE CURLEW AFFECTING FERRY COUNTY

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:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS AND THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR
RISING WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.

BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO
PEOPLE AND BOATS.

&&

WAC019-310403-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FL.A.0024.170531T0000Z-170601T1524Z/
/FRYW1.1.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM PDT Mon May 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE KETTLE RIVER NEAR FERRY ABOVE CURLEW
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:15 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.50 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

LAT...LON 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888


* AT  19.0 FEET...FLOODING AT BEAL PARK ON WEST KETTLE RIVER ROAD,
  WEST OF CURLEW. `OL SWIMMING HOLE PARK IN CURLEW WILL BE INUNDATED.
  FLOODING OF YARDS AND OUTBUILDINGS ALONG THE RIVER FROM THE
  CANADIAN BORDER THROUGH CURLEW ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER. SOME
  DRIVEWAYS ON KETTLE RIVER ROAD WILL BE FLOODED. WATER WILL BE OVER
  CUSTOMS ROAD NEAR RIVERVIEW LANE.
* AT  18.5 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS ON CUSTOMS ROAD NEAR MILE POST 6.
* AT  18.3 FEET...MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN THE `OL SWIMMING HOLE
  COUNTY PARK IN CURLEW.

$$

WAC007-310403-
/O.CON.KOTX.FL.A.0021.170531T0641Z-170601T0058Z/
/ARDW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM PDT Mon May 29 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
  THE ENTIAT RIVER NEAR ARDENVOIR
* FROM TUESDAY EVENING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  8:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS  7.50 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY TUESDAY LATE EVENING.

&&

LAT...LON 4790 12058 4798 12049 4769 12021 4759 12025 4790 12058


* AT   7.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY IN THE ENTIAT VALLEY.

$$

WAC047-300433-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FL.A.0023.170530T1528Z-170604T0742Z/
/PATW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM PDT Mon May 29 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE METHOW RIVER NEAR PATEROS
* THE FLOOD WATCH IS BEING UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING.
* AT  8:15 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 10.7
  FEET BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4805 11984 4800 11988 4819 12015 4824 12006 4808 11989


* AT  10.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF ADJACENT ROADS AND LOW-LYING
  AREAS IS LIKELY THROUGHOUT THE METHOW VALLEY FROM MAZAMA TO
  PATEROS.

$$




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