Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
844 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

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

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.
  SKAGIT RIVER NEAR CONCRETE AFFECTING SKAGIT COUNTY.
  SKAGIT RIVER NEAR MT. VERNON AFFECTING SKAGIT COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 21

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON THE SKOKOMISH AND SKAGIT RIVERS
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THIS IS THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD
RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON. LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER
LOCAL NEWS SOURCES FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

&&

WAC045-281344-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-141129T2230Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.141127T1533Z.141128T1800Z.141129T1330Z.NR/
844 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  8:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 17.2 FEET
  AROUND 10 AM FRIDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  MORNING.
* 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

$$

WAC057-281344-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0050.141128T1413Z-141129T2030Z/
/CONW1.1.ER.141128T1413Z.141129T0000Z.141129T0830Z.NO/
844 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKAGIT RIVER NEAR CONCRETE
* FROM 6 AM FRIDAY UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  8:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 6 AM FRIDAY
  AND CREST NEAR 29.5 FEET AROUND 4 PM FRIDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...THE SKAGIT RIVER WILL FLOOD LOW AREAS AND
  SECTIONS OF ROADS ALONG THE RIVER FROM ROCKPORT DOWNSTREAM TO SEDRO
  WOOLLEY. THIS LEVEL FOR THIS LOCATION ON THE SKAGIT CORRESPONDS TO
  A PHASE 1 FLOOD IN THE SKAGIT COUNTY FLOOD SYSTEM.

&&

LAT...LON 4845 12163 4848 12185 4846 12227 4853 12227 4856 12185
      4850 12160

$$

WAC057-281343-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0051.141128T1628Z-141130T0933Z/
/MVEW1.1.ER.141128T1628Z.141129T1200Z.141129T2133Z.NO/
844 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKAGIT RIVER NEAR MT. VERNON
* FROM 8 AM FRIDAY UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT  8:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY
  AND CREST NEAR 29.2 FEET AROUND 4 AM SATURDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...THE SKAGIT RIVER WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING
  FROM SEDRO WOOLLEY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH MOUNT VERNON TO THE MOUTH...
  WITH SHALLOW FLOODING IN LOW PASTURE LANDS AND OVER A FEW LOW-LYING
  ROADS NEAR THE RIVER. THIS LEVEL FOR THIS LOCATION ON THE SKAGIT
  CORRESPONDS TO A PHASE 1 FLOOD IN THE SKAGIT COUNTY FLOOD SYSTEM.

&&

LAT...LON 4846 12227 4840 12230 4830 12235 4837 12250 4845 12240
      4853 12227

$$




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