Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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WGUS46 KOTX 290011
511 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers and lakes in ...

  Stehekin River at Stehekin AFFECTING Chelan County

Warm weather will continue to melt significant snow in the Cascades
this week. This will lead to flooding along the Stehekin River.


Additional information is available at:

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.

Never drive cars...Trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. As little
as one foot of water on the road can move most vehicles off the road.


511 PM PDT Sun May 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Spokane, WA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Stehekin River at Stehekin.
* from this evening to Saturday evening.
* At  4:30 PM Sunday the stage was 23.24 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.00 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near  26.3 feet by Wednesday before midnight. The river is
  forecast to fall below flood stage by late Saturday morning.


LAT...LON 4849 12076 4832 12057 4825 12067 4831 12101 4848 12103

* At  24.0 feet...The River may be out of its banks in spots and onto
  the Stehekin Valley Road and Company Creek Road.
* At  23.8 feet...McGregor`s Meadow Road will be mostly flooded.
* At  23.5 feet...Some water may be over McGregor Meadows Road and the
  drive through the Tollber pasture. Part of the Harlequin Campground
  may be flooded.


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