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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
330 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-King-Kitsap-Lewis-Mason-Skagit-
Snohomish-Thurston-Whatcom-
330 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* From this afternoon through late Sunday night

* Heavy rain is forecast to fall beginning this afternoon and
  continuing through Sunday morning. The period of heaviest rain
  will be tonight into early Sunday morning with the focus of
  rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens Pass southward. Less
  rain is forecast for the North Cascades and Olympics. There is
  still a chance the heavy rain could spread to the northern
  Cascades and Olympics. The flood watch remains in effect for all
  counties in Western Washington with the exception of Island and
  San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the
  Cascades from the Skykomish River southward, with a few rivers
  cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the
  area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream
  flooding is possible beginning tonight.

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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