Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
408 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Washington...

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 8

                Olympic Peninsula Region

The Skokomish river will slowly recede today falling below flood stage late in the day.

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.

&&

WAC045-202108-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170121T1130Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.170118T1312Z.170119T1245Z.170121T0230Z.NR/
408 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* Until late tonight.
* At  3:45 AM Friday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to fall to below
  flood stage this evening.
* 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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