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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:14 PM PDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Skokomish River near Potlatch
* from late tonight to Thursday morning.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 2 am
Wednesday and crest near 17.1 feet around 11 am Wednesday. The
river will fall below flood stage early Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet, the Skokomish River will cause widespread
flooding of pasture lands... with water flowing quickly over west
bourgault Road and Skokomish Valley Road.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:22 AM PDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest Washington, including the following
County, Mason.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* a frontal system will bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to the Olympic
Mountains today through Wednesday morning, with the snow level
rising to around 6000 feet tonight. The most likely scenario is
for minor flooding to occur Wednesday and Wednesday night on the
Skokomish River in Mason County.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding. You
should monitor the latest forecasts and be ready to take action if
a Flood Warning is issued.



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Special Statement
Issued: 3:43 AM PDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heavy rainfall today through Wednesday will lead to an increased
threat of landslides in western Washington...

Much of the western Washington lowlands will receive an inch or
more of rain today through Wednesday. In addition soils are unusually
saturated for late March. The rain combined with the soil saturation
will further elevate the risk of landslides across the western
Washington lowlands.

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

For more information on landslides, visit
www.Dnr.WA.Gov/programs-and-services/geology/geologic-hazards/
landslides.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:22 AM PDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest Washington, including the following
County, Mason.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* a frontal system will bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to the Olympic
Mountains today through Wednesday morning, with the snow level
rising to around 6000 feet tonight. The most likely scenario is
for minor flooding to occur Wednesday and Wednesday night on the
Skokomish River in Mason County.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding. You
should monitor the latest forecasts and be ready to take action if
a Flood Warning is issued.



Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


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