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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

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King-Lewis-Pierce-Skagit-Snohomish-Thurston-Whatcom-
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
  including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
  Skagit and Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis,
  Pierce, Snohomish, and Thurston.

* From Thursday morning through Friday afternoon

* A period of warming, rising snow levels, and heavy rain in the
  mountains will force sharp rises on the rivers flowing off the
  Cascades. Snow levels will rise to around 5,000 to 7,000 feet
  with 3 to 6 inches of rain in the mountains tonight through
  Saturday. Locally heavier amounts are possible. River flooding
  is possible as a result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor latest 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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