Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1254 PM PDT THU AUG 14 2014

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DOUGLAS WA-OKANOGAN WA-CHELAN WA-
1254 PM PDT THU AUG 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...
  SOUTHWESTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...
  CHELAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT THURSDAY

* AT 1253 PM PDT... AT 1247 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A BRIEF
  BREAK IN THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY OVER THE WARNED
  AREA...BUT MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL WASHINGTON
  ARE MOVING WEST AT 25 MPH TOWARD THE WARNED AREA. THESE SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS OVER AREAS THAT RECEIVED CONSIDERABLE
  RAINFALL FROM STORMS EARLIER TODAY. THIS WILL PROLONG THE DEBRIS
  FLOW AND MINOR FLOODING PROBLEMS AFFECTING MANY LOCATIONS IN
  CHELAN...DOUGLAS...AND OKANOGAN COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WENATCHEE...EAST WENATCHEE...CHELAN...CASHMERE...LEAVENWORTH...ROCK
  ISLAND...WEST WENATCHEE...EAST WENATCHEE BENCH...HOLDEN VILLAGE...
  SUNNYSLOPE...STEHEKIN...MERRIT...ORONDO...SOUTH WENATCHEE...
  CHUMSTICK...STEVENS PASS...WATERVILLE...ENTIAT...25 MILE CREEK
  STATE PARK AND TELMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4805 12113 4808 12101 4816 12091 4833 12107
      4848 12105 4850 12095 4853 12095 4853 12066
      4840 12065 4815 12035 4796 12006 4795 11986
      4767 12006 4727 12010 4733 12053 4731 12056
      4743 12091 4761 12112 4783 12107 4794 12118

$$

RP



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