Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1024 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...
  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 6

                OLYMPIC PENINSULA REGION

THE SKOKOMISH RIVER CONTINUED TO RECEDE AND WILL FALL BELOW THE FLOOD
STAGE OF 16.5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT PST MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THIS IS THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD
RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON.

&&

WAC045-220930-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-141222T0930Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.141221T0115Z.141221T1130Z.141222T0522Z.NR/
1024 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.
* AT 10:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT.
* NO ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  9:22 PM SUNDAY AND
  WILL CONTINUE TO FALL. FLOODING WILL CONTINUE IN SOME AREAS UNTIL
  THE FLOOD WAVE HAS COMPLETELY PASSED DOWNSTREAM.
* IMPACT...AT 15.5 FEET...THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL LOCALLY SPILL OVER
  ITS BANKS INTO LOW AREAS OF THE SKOKOMISH VALLEY.

&&

LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340

$$




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