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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:39 PM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through Thursday afternoon

* the next front will move through tonight and Thanksgiving day,
with a forecast of generally 1 to 3.5 inches over the mountains.
This is slightly less than previously forecast as the models are
all trending down in amounts. River forecast updates will likely
show some lover crests with the new qpf numbers.The snow level
will be around 7500 feet as this system arrives, falling to 4000
feet late Thursday as precipitation decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several western Washington
rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and
Thursday, there is a possibility that flooding will become
more widespread and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor
threat that any flood-prone river in our area reaching flood
stage.

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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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:15 PM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 8:15 AM EST on November 23, 2017


... Significant rainfall this week will increase the landslide
threat in western Washington through Thursday night...

The recent heavy rain have increased soil moisture to high levels
across western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
at times tonight into Thursday. Coastal areas could see another 1
to 2 inches while The Lowlands will get roughly a half inch.

This amount of rain will continue the increased threat of landslides.

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

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington state department of natural resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.Ly/2mta3wn


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515 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

... Significant rainfall this week will increase the landslide
threat in western Washington through Thursday night...

The recent heavy rain have increased soil moisture to high levels
across western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
at times tonight into Thursday. Coastal areas could see another 1
to 2 inches while The Lowlands will get roughly a half inch.

This amount of rain will continue the increased threat of landslides.

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

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington state department of natural resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.Ly/2mta3wn


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:39 PM PST on November 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through Thursday afternoon

* the next front will move through tonight and Thanksgiving day,
with a forecast of generally 1 to 3.5 inches over the mountains.
This is slightly less than previously forecast as the models are
all trending down in amounts. River forecast updates will likely
show some lover crests with the new qpf numbers.The snow level
will be around 7500 feet as this system arrives, falling to 4000
feet late Thursday as precipitation decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several western Washington
rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and
Thursday, there is a possibility that flooding will become
more widespread and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor
threat that any flood-prone river in our area reaching flood
stage.

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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