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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:25 AM PDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Spokane, WA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Okanogan river near Tonasket.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 9:15 am Monday the stage was 14.44 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.00 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Okanogan river will rise above flood stage by
tomorrow morning and continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by late
Friday morning. The river is expected to remain in minor flood
stage into early June.


Lat... Lon 4895 11945 4893 11932 4825 11951 4832 11968 4895 11945


* at 17.5 feet... water will be behind the levee due to seepage,
flooding the motocross track downstream of the city of Okanogan.
* At 17.0 feet... low lying fields and pasture land in the flood plain
along the Okanogan River Valley, from Oroville to Okanogan, will be
flooded. Some homes near the river in Okanogan may experience some
basement flooding from seepage. Water will be between the Railroad
and Highway 97 near Cordell, south of Oroville. Water will be
against The Shoulder of Omak River Road across from wanacut creek.
* At 16.0 feet... pasture land between Rodeo track Road and Benton
street, on the east side of the river near Omak, will begin to
flood.
* At 15.0 feet... minor flooding of low-lying areas is likely between
Oroville and Tonasket.





Flood Watch
Issued: 10:38 AM PDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Watch continues for
The Kettle river near Ferry above Curlew
* from Tuesday evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At 10:15 am Monday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 18.50 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Tuesday evening.


Lat... Lon 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888

* at 19.0 feet... flooding at Beal park on west Kettle River Road,
west of Curlew. 'Ol Swimming Hole park in Curlew will be inundated.
Flooding of yards and outbuildings along the river from the
Canadian border through Curlew on both sides of the river. Some
driveways on Kettle River Road will be flooded. Water will be over
customs Road near Riverview Lane.
* At 18.5 feet... flooding begins on customs Road near mile Post 6.
* At 18.3 feet... minor flooding will occur in the 'ol Swimming Hole
County park in Curlew.





Flood Watch
Issued: 10:38 AM PDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Watch continues for
The Kettle river near Ferry above Curlew
* from Tuesday evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At 10:15 am Monday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 18.50 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Tuesday evening.


Lat... Lon 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888

* at 19.0 feet... flooding at Beal park on west Kettle River Road,
west of Curlew. 'Ol Swimming Hole park in Curlew will be inundated.
Flooding of yards and outbuildings along the river from the
Canadian border through Curlew on both sides of the river. Some
driveways on Kettle River Road will be flooded. Water will be over
customs Road near Riverview Lane.
* At 18.5 feet... flooding begins on customs Road near mile Post 6.
* At 18.3 feet... minor flooding will occur in the 'ol Swimming Hole
County park in Curlew.





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