Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
222 PM PDT THU MAY 21 2015

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN FRIDAY...

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EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
222 PM PDT THU MAY 21 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...
  INCLUDING THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES.

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE EAST
  SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. THESE STORMS WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE
  WEST. VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS. SOME STORMS
  WILL PUT DOWN A LARGE AMOUNT OF RAIN IN A SMALL PERIOD OF TIME.
  THIS WILL LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL.

* THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THESE STORMS TO DEVELOP OVER THE 2014
  BURN SCARS...CARLTON COMPLEX...MILLS CANYON AND CHIWAUKUM
  COMPLEX. HOWEVER GIVEN THE WESTERLY TRAJECTORY...THE STRONGEST
  STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE CREST OF THE CASCADES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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