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Rains ending - flood warning | National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is forecasting showers Monday and mostly sunny skies Tuesday.

A flood watch is in effect for the Snoqualamie, Snohomish and Skokomish rivers.

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
939 PM PDT SUN MAR 9 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...

  SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.
  SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR THE FALLS AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
  SNOHOMISH RIVER AT SNOHOMISH AFFECTING SNOHOMISH COUNTY.
  SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION AFFECTING KING COUNTY.

.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 32

HYDROLOGICALLY SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION ENDED EARLY THIS MORNING. WE
ARE NOW LEFT TO CONTEND WITH WATER THAT IS NOW ROUTING DOWN THE
LARGER RIVER SYSTEMS.

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.

&&

WAC033-101239-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140311T1234Z/
/CRNW1.2.ER.140309T1658Z.140310T1200Z.140311T0034Z.NO/
939 PM PDT SUN MAR 9 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT  9:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 56.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 54.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 56.6 FEET
  AROUND 1 AM MONDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY
  EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 56.0 FEET...THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD
  FLOODING FROM FALL CITY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH CARNATION AND DUVALL...
  INUNDATING MUCH OF THE FARM LAND AND NUMEROUS ROADS.

&&

LAT...LON 4756 12196 4770 12204 4784 12202 4783 12194 4771 12193
      4761 12188

$$



 


 

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