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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
129 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 5

                OLYMPIC PENINSULA REGION

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON THE SKOKOMISH RIVER. THE RIVER WILL
RECEDE AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS...VANS...OR TRUCKS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...THIS IS
THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON. BE ALERT FOR
RAPID CHANGES AND MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA.

&&

WAC045-220629-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-141222T1535Z/
/SRPW1.1.ER.141221T0115Z.141221T1130Z.141222T0635Z.NR/
129 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT  1:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED AT 17.3 FEET AT 3 AM SUNDAY AND WILL
  CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD
  FLOODING OF PASTURE LANDS...WITH WATER FLOWING QUICKLY OVER WEST
  BOURGAULT ROAD AND SKOKOMISH VALLEY ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321
      4738 12340

$$

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