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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
254 AM PST Fri Mar 1 2024

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Washington...

  Skokomish River At Potlatch affecting Mason County.



.Shower activity continues today, but heavy rain over the river
basin has ended. The river crested and will fall below flood stage
later this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued by this morning at 1000 AM PST.

&&

WAC045-011800-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-240301T1915Z/
/SRPW1.2.ER.240229T0100Z.240229T1015Z.240301T1015Z.NO/
254 AM PST Fri Mar 1 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring.

* WHERE...Skokomish River at Potlatch.

* WHEN...Until late this morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 2:30 AM PST Friday the stage was 16.5 feet.
  - Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    later this morning and continue falling to 14.6 feet late
    Tuesday evening.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    16.5 feet on 01/30/2004.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

LAT...LON 4733 12310 4728 12316 4733 12333 4734 12325
      4732 12319 4735 12315


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