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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
556 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-LEWIS-PIERCE-SNOHOMISH-
THURSTON-
556 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...JEFFERSON...KING...LEWIS...
  PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...AND THURSTON.

* THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE INTO THE 6000 TO 7000 FOOT RANGE THIS
  EVENING BEFORE LOWERING INTO THE 4500 TO 5500 FOOT RANGE EARLY
  SUNDAY. IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 4 PM PST SUNDAY...1 TO 3
  INCHES OF RAIN...LOCALLY HIGHER ON MOUNT RAINIER...IS FORECAST
  TO FALL ON THE MOUNTAINS.

* ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES OVERNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY COULD
  LEAD TO FLOODING ON SOME RIVERS. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARED THAT
  THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER AND THE NISQUALLY RIVER NEAR NATIONAL HAVE
  THE HIGHEST THREAT OF FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT
FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT
QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

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