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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
440 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

WAC041-053-067-212000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LEWIS-PIERCE-THURSTON-
440 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...LEWIS...PIERCE...THURSTON.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* HEAVY RAIN FELL OVER THE CENTRAL CASCADES OVERNIGHT FROM MOUNT
  RAINIER SOUTHWARD. RAINFALL TOTALS IN THE PAST 12 HOURS RANGE
  FROM 2 TO NEARLY 4 INCHES. THE RAIN WILL TAPER OFF SIGNIFICANTLY
  THIS MORNING. RIVERS FLOWING OFF OF THE CASCADES FROM MOUNT
  RAINIER SOUTHWARD ARE RISING QUICKLY THIS MORNING. AT THIS TIME
  THE RIVER WITH THE GREATEST THREAT OF MINOR FLOODING IS THE
  COWLITZ.

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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