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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:47 PM PDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of northwest Washington and west
central Washington, including the following counties in
northwest washington: Skagit and Whatcom. In west central
Washington, Snohomish.

* From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning

* 4 to 6 inches in the north Cascades Wednesday and Wednesday
night will cause rises on area rivers. A few rivers in the watch
area could touch flood stage. These rivers include the Nooksack
in Whatcom County, the stillaguamish in Snohomish County, and
to a lesser extent, the Skagit in Skagit County.

* If flooding does occur, it is expected to be minor.

* Urban and small stream flooding is also possible where some of
the more intense rain falls. This potential will be exacerbated
by fallen leaves and branches clogging storm drains and ditches.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:47 PM PDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Wind... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 mph.

* Some affected locations... Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton.

* Timing... winds will increase early Wednesday afternoon and peak
during the evening commute.

* Impacts... winds of this magnitude can cause minor tree damage
and local power outages. This will be the first event of this
magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts
in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind
later in the season.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds up to 35 mph with gusts up to 55
mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:47 PM PDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of northwest Washington and west
central Washington, including the following counties in
northwest washington: Skagit and Whatcom. In west central
Washington, Snohomish.

* From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning

* 4 to 6 inches in the north Cascades Wednesday and Wednesday
night will cause rises on area rivers. A few rivers in the watch
area could touch flood stage. These rivers include the Nooksack
in Whatcom County, the stillaguamish in Snohomish County, and
to a lesser extent, the Skagit in Skagit County.

* If flooding does occur, it is expected to be minor.

* Urban and small stream flooding is also possible where some of
the more intense rain falls. This potential will be exacerbated
by fallen leaves and branches clogging storm drains and ditches.

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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