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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
344 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

WAC057-061-073-221045-
/O.EXB.KSEW.FA.A.0009.141022T1900Z-141023T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SKAGIT-SNOHOMISH-WHATCOM-
344 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...SKAGIT...WHATCOM  ...
  SNOHOMISH.

* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THE CASCADES FROM
  SNOHOMISH COUNTY NORTHWARD TO WHATCOM COUNTY. THIS AMOUNT OF
  RAINFALL WOULD CAUSE SMALL STREAMS AND UNCONTROLLED RIVERS TO
  RISE RAPIDLY ON WEDNESDAY AND POSSIBLY FLOOD. PORTIONS OF THE
  STILLAGUAMISH AND NOOKSACK RIVERS MAY ALSO SEE MINOR FLOODING
  LATE WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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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