Flood Statement
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WGUS86 KSEW 290143
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
643 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 2

                Olympic Peninsula Region

Heavy rain over the Olympic Peninsula will drive the Skokomish
River above flood stage early this evening. Minor flooding is forecast.

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.

&&

WAC045-291043-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0020.170329T0255Z-170330T1624Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.170329T0255Z.170329T1200Z.170330T0724Z.NR/
643 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* From 8 PM Tuesday until Thursday morning.
* At  6:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage around 8 PM
  Tuesday and crest near 17.4 feet around 5 AM Wednesday. The river
  will fall below flood stage early Thursday morning.
* 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

$$

Albrecht
www.weather.gov/seattle



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