Flash Flood Watch
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WGUS66 KOTX 240108
FFAOTX
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
608 PM PDT SAT APR 23 2016

...THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN
WASHINGTON...

  KETTLE RIVER NEAR FERRY ABOVE CURLEW AFFECTING FERRY COUNTY

...KETTLE RIVER EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE...

MONITOR CURRENT WATER LEVELS ON THE WEB AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

HERE ARE SOME FORECASTS FOR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS AND THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR
RISING WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.

BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO
PEOPLE AND BOATS.

&&

WAC019-240138-
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/FRYW1.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
608 PM PDT SAT APR 23 2016

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE KETTLE RIVER NEAR FERRY ABOVE CURLEW
* AT  5:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.2 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 18.3
  FEET BY EARLY TOMORROW.

&&

LAT...LON 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888


* AT  19.0 FEET...FLOODING AT BEAL PARK ON WEST KETTLE RIVER ROAD,
  WEST OF CURLEW. `OL SWIMMING HOLE PARK IN CURLEW WILL BE INUNDATED.
  FLOODING OF YARDS AND OUTBUILDINGS ALONG THE RIVER FROM THE
  CANADIAN BORDER THROUGH CURLEW ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER. SOME
  DRIVEWAYS ON KETTLE RIVER ROAD WILL BE FLOODED. WATER WILL BE OVER
  CUSTOMS ROAD NEAR RIVERVIEW LANE.
* AT  18.5 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS ON CUSTOMS ROAD NEAR MILE POST 6.
* AT  18.3 FEET...MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN THE `OL SWIMMING HOLE
  COUNTY PARK IN CURLEW.

$$




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