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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:30 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Nisqually river near National
* from this morning to this evening.
* At 1:00 am Sunday the flow was 5845 cfs.
* Flood flow is 8000 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood flow around 6 am Sunday
and crest near 9435 cfs around 11 am Sunday. The river will fall
below flood flow early this afternoon.
* Impact... at 8000 cfs, the Nisqually river will flood roads and
pasture lands along the upper reaches of the river from Mt Rainier
National Park downstream to Alder Lake.


Lat... Lon 4674 12165 4664 12189 4670 12227 4683 12213 4681 12198
      4683 12187

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.





225 am PDT sun Oct 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Cowlitz river at Randle
* from this morning to Monday morning.
* At 2:15 am Sunday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 11 am
Sunday and crest near 19.5 feet around 5 PM Sunday. The river will
fall below flood stage early Monday morning.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, the Cowlitz river will cause minor flooding
from the vicinity of Randle downstream through Riffe Lake...
covering nearby farm lands and several roads.


Lat... Lon 4645 12180 4645 12194 4640 12219 4654 12220 4659 12198
      4661 12183

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.




1041 PM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Cowlitz river at Packwood
* from late tonight to Sunday afternoon.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 4.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 5 am Sunday
and crest near 10.8 feet around 5 am Sunday. The river will fall
below flood stage Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet, the Cowlitz river will cause minor flooding
from the upper reaches of the river downstream through Packwood...
covering several roads along the river and nearby pasture lands.


Lat... Lon 4664 12146 4653 12160 4646 12173 4660 12182 4667 12173
      4674 12164

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.






Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:15 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 5 PM PDT this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Washington, including the following
counties, King, Lewis, Snohomish, and Thurston.

* Until 5 PM PDT this afternoon

* heavy rain across the area has come to an end, but many rivers
continue to rise and there remains a threat of additional
flooding.

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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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:15 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 5 PM PDT this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Washington, including the following
counties, King, Lewis, Snohomish, and Thurston.

* Until 5 PM PDT this afternoon

* heavy rain across the area has come to an end, but many rivers
continue to rise and there remains a threat of additional
flooding.

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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