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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
438 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

WAC033-041-045-053-057-061-067-290200-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0013.000000T0000Z-141129T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KING-LEWIS-MASON-PIERCE-SKAGIT-SNOHOMISH-THURSTON-
438 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES... SKAGIT...KING...LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...
  SNOHOMISH...THURSTON.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* HEAVY RAIN WILL OVER ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY AS A
  STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONTAL BAND
  WILL BRING 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE WEST SLOPES OF THE
  CASCADES TODAY AS IT MOVES THROUGH. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BE
  AROUND 5000 TO 6500 FEET AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT...FALLING
  QUICKLY TO AROUND 2500 FEET IN ITS WAKE.

* MANY RIVERS FLOWING OFF THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES ARE
  RUNNING HIGH...ESPECIALLY FROM KING COUNTY NORTHWARD. THE
  ADDITIONAL RAIN TODAY COULD DRIVE SOME OF THEM ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE. WHERE FLOODING DOES OCCUR...IT IS EXPECTED TO BE
  RELATIVELY MINOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT OCCURRING.
MONITOR THE WEATHER AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS
OBSERVED OR FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.

&&

$$







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