Flood Watch In Effect Tuesday Through Thursday

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED 
Flood Watch 
National Weather Service Seattle WA 
222 PM PST Mon Nov 20 2017 
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY 
AFTERNOON... 

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a 

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

* From Tuesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon 

* A couple of storm systems will produce a lot of rain, heavy at 
times, over the Olympic and Cascade mountains Tuesday through 
Wednesday. The first shot of rain Tuesday and Tuesday night will 
produce 3 to 5 inches of rain over the mountains. The second 
shot Wednesday and Wednesday night will produce 2 to 4 and a 
half inches of rain. The snow level will be above 8000 feet 
meaning for all but the highest peaks the precipitation will be 
in the form of rain and not snow. With the double shot of rain 
so close together, the accumulative affect could be enough 
drive multiple rivers to flood. 

* At this time, river models show whatever flooding does occur to 
stay in the minor category. Potential rivers at risk are the 
Nooksack, Skagit, Snoqualmie White and Skokomish Rivers as well 
as others. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 

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

This is to be expected, watch for flooding in our local areas and rivers.  Not only the rivers watch for excessive water on the roadways as a result of this. 

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