Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
345 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS ACROSS THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES...

.Steady rainfall has occurred along the east slopes of the
Washington Cascades. Rainfall amounts of one and a half to two
inches have been observed over the past 48 hours. Rivers and
creeks are running high and fast. Additional rainfall today may
cause minor flooding along the creeks and rivers that are already near
bankfull.

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East Slopes of the Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Appleton, Cle Elum, and Cliffdell
345 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of south central Washington,
  including the following area, East Slopes of the Washington
  Cascades.

* Through this evening

* Over the past 48 hours, rainfall amounts of one and a half to
  two inches have been reported along the east slopes of the
  central and southern Washington Cascades. Additional rainfall
  near one half of an inch can be expected again today. Rain will
  taper off after 7 PM.

* A weather spotter in Klickitat County reported Trout Lake Creek
  is swollen and running fast. Other creeks and rivers along the
  east slopes of the central and southern Washington Cascades are
  likely running high as well. Minor flooding is possible today as
  steady rain occurs.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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