Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
400 AM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

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Mason-
400 AM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include a portion of northwest Washington,
  including the following county, Mason.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* The Skokomish River remains above flood stage this morning. It
  could fall below flood stage late today, but additional rainfall
  will almost certainly renew flooding late tonight and Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

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Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-King-Lewis-Pierce-Skagit-Snohomish-
Thurston-Whatcom-
400 AM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
  including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
  Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west
  central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish, and
  Thurston.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* Rainfall from the Tuesday/Tuesday night system amounted to
  generally 2 to 5.5 inches over the Olympic Mountains and 1 to 4
  inches over the Cascades, while the snow level was around 9000
  feet. There will be some more precipitation today with the snow
  level around 7500 feet, but it will be - relatively speaking - a
  break between systems. The next front will move through tonight
  and Thanksgiving Day, with a forecast of generally 2 to 4
  inches over the Olympics and 1.5 to 3.5 inches over the
  Cascades. The snow level will be around 7500 feet as this system
  arrives, falling to 4500 feet late Thursday as precipitation
  decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several Western Washington
  rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and Thursday,
  there is a possibility that flooding will become more widespread
  and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor threat that any
  flood-prone river in our area reaching flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

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