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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
352 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-MASON-PIERCE-WHATCOM-
352 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON AND WEST CENTRAL
  WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTHWEST
  WASHINGTON...CLALLAM...GRAYS HARBOR...JEFFERSON...MASON AND
  WHATCOM. IN WEST CENTRAL WASHINGTON...KING AND PIERCE.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ALONG THE SOUTHWEST SLOPES OF THE
  OLYMPICS AND THE CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES
  TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY IS
  MOST LIKELY RIVER TO FLOOD IN THIS PATTERN. OTHER RIVERS
  COMING OFF THE OLYMPICS INCLUDING...BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
  SATSOP AND ELWHA... COULD ALSO REACH FLOOD STAGE. THE NOOKSACK
  RIVER IN WHATCOM COUNTY HAS THE BEST CHANCE TO REACH FLOOD
  STAGE OUT OF THE RIVERS THAT FLOW OFF OF THE NORTH CASCADES.
  PORTIONS OF THE WHITE RIVER BORDERING KING AND PIERCE COUNTY
  MAY ALSO FLOOD.

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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WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE




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