Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
937 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Washington...

  Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County.

.Flood Bulletin No. 1

Heavy rain will continue over the south slopes of the Olympics through Wednesday
morning. Two inches of rain has already fallen along the south slopes of the
Olympics Tuesday evening. This round of heavy rain will push the Skokomish
river above flood stage Wednesday morning.

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.

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937 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Skokomish River near Potlatch
* from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage around 8 AM
  Wednesday and crest near 17.7 feet around 4 PM Wednesday. The river
  will fall below flood stage 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

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