Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FLOOD STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
314 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 5

HEAVY SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE OLYMPICS LATE WEDNESDAY
INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING HAS KEPT THE SKOKOMISH RUNNING
HIGH. THE SKOKOMISH WILL RECEDE THIS MORNING DROPPING BELOW FLOOD
STAGE THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

WAC045-231814-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141024T0330Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.141022T1235Z.141022T1930Z.141023T1830Z.NR/
314 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT  3:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED AT 17.2 FEET AT 12 PM WEDNESDAY AND
  WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 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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