Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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WGUS66 KOTX 290000
FFAOTX
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
500 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

...THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN
WASHINGTON...

  STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY

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

&&

WAC007-300000-
/O.CON.KOTX.FL.A.0021.170531T0838Z-170601T0058Z/
/ARDW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
500 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
  THE ENTIAT RIVER NEAR ARDENVOIR
* FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  4:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS  7.50 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

&&

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

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

$$

WAC047-300000-
/O.CON.KOTX.FL.A.0023.170530T1820Z-170604T0742Z/
/PATW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
500 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
  THE METHOW RIVER NEAR PATEROS
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO SUNDAY JUNE 04.
* AT  4:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.00 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY LATE TUESDAY 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.

$$

WAC007-290030-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FL.A.0022.170529T0440Z-000000T0000Z/
/STHW1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
500 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN
* THE FLOOD WATCH IS BEING UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING.
* AT  4:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.2 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 26.3
  FEET BY WEDNESDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

&&

LAT...LON 4849 12076 4832 12057 4825 12067 4831 12101 4848 12103


* AT  24.0 FEET...THE RIVER MAY BE OUT OF ITS BANKS IN SPOTS AND ONTO
  THE STEHEKIN VALLEY ROAD AND COMPANY CREEK ROAD.
* AT  23.8 FEET...MCGREGOR`S MEADOW ROAD WILL BE MOSTLY FLOODED.
* AT  23.5 FEET...SOME WATER MAY BE OVER MCGREGOR MEADOWS ROAD AND THE
  DRIVE THROUGH THE TOLLBER PASTURE. PART OF THE HARLEQUIN CAMPGROUND
  MAY BE FLOODED.

$$




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