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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:00 AM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west
central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish, and
Thurston.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* rainfall from the Tuesday/Tuesday night system amounted to
generally 2 to 5.5 inches over the Olympic Mountains and 1 to 4
inches over the Cascades, while the snow level was around 9000
feet. There will be some more precipitation today with the snow
level around 7500 feet, but it will be - relatively speaking - a
break between systems. The next front will move through tonight
and Thanksgiving day, with a forecast of generally 2 to 4
inches over the Olympics and 1.5 to 3.5 inches over the
Cascades. The snow level will be around 7500 feet as this system
arrives, falling to 4500 feet late Thursday as precipitation
decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several western Washington
rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and Thursday,
there is a possibility that flooding will become more widespread
and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor threat that any
flood-prone river in our area reaching flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:10 AM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 7:15 PM EST on November 22, 2017


... Heavy rainfall tonight through Thursday morning continues the
increased threat of landslides in western Washington...

The recent rains have increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington, with additional heavy rainfall expected at times
tonight into Thursday morning. At the coast, additional rainfall
amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely, with a half to one and a half
inches over the interior lowlands.

This amount of rain will continue the increased threat of landslides.

For more information about current conditions, visit
www.Weather.Gov/Seattle, select hydrology information under rivers
and lakes, and then scroll down for the links to the landslide
information pages.

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington state department of natural resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.Ly/2mta3wn


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:00 AM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west
central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish, and
Thurston.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* rainfall from the Tuesday/Tuesday night system amounted to
generally 2 to 5.5 inches over the Olympic Mountains and 1 to 4
inches over the Cascades, while the snow level was around 9000
feet. There will be some more precipitation today with the snow
level around 7500 feet, but it will be - relatively speaking - a
break between systems. The next front will move through tonight
and Thanksgiving day, with a forecast of generally 2 to 4
inches over the Olympics and 1.5 to 3.5 inches over the
Cascades. The snow level will be around 7500 feet as this system
arrives, falling to 4500 feet late Thursday as precipitation
decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several western Washington
rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and Thursday,
there is a possibility that flooding will become more widespread
and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor threat that any
flood-prone river in our area reaching flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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.



Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


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Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Warning
Idaho - Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
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Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
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Montana - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - High Wind Watch
New Mexico -
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
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Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia -
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin -
Wyoming - High Wind Watch

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