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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
346 AM PST Sun Dec 3 2023

.Heavy rain along with rising snow levels Monday into Tuesday will
lead to rapidly rising rivers across the area. It is likely that
many rivers will reach flood stage late Monday night or Tuesday.
Rainfall today could push the Skokomish River to flood stage tonight.

Clallam-Grays Harbor-Island-Jefferson-King-Kitsap-Lewis-Mason-
Pierce-San Juan-Skagit-Snohomish-Thurston-Whatcom-
Including the cities of Olympia, Bellingham, Tumwater, Bremerton,
Port Townsend, Tacoma, Burlington, Lacey, Marysville, Shelton,
Silverdale, Sedro-Woolley, Langley, Friday Harbor, Fords Prairie,
Hoquiam, Edmonds, Seattle, Everett, Anacortes, Mount Vernon,
Sequim, Aberdeen, Chehalis, Freeland, and Lynnwood
346 AM PST Sun Dec 3 2023


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Washington,
  including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
  Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, San Juan,
  Skagit and Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis,
  Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston.

* WHEN...Through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
  Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water
  crossings may be flooded. Extensive street flooding and flooding
  of creeks and rivers are possible.

  - Excessive rainfall Monday and Tuesday with 8 to 11 inches
    possible over the Olympics, 6 to 9 inches over the Cascades,
    4 to 6 inches along the coast and 2 to 4 inches over the
    interior lowlands. Snow levels will rise to around 9000 feet
    Monday night before dropping Tuesday.


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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