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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:37 PM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Snohomish river at Snohomish
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 2:00 PM Thursday the stage was 26.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to rise and crest near 28.8 feet
around 4 am Friday. The river will fall below flood stage early
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet, the Snohomish river will flood several
roads... including the Snohomish-Monroe Highway and Riverview
Road... and low areas of the lower Snohomish valley that are not
protected by levees. A stage of 28 feet on the Snohomish river
corresponds to a phase 3 in the Snohomish County flood program.


Lat... Lon 4786 12217 4789 12221 4796 12232 4809 12216 4794 12213
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237 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Snohomish river near Monroe
* until late Friday night.
* At 2:15 PM Thursday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to rise and crest near 16.9 feet
around 4 am Friday. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
early afternoon.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet, the Snohomish river will flood several roads
and much of the low pasture land in the River Valley. A stage of
16 feet at this location corresponds to phase 2 in the Snohomish
County Flood Warning system.


Lat... Lon 4780 12190 4779 12212 4786 12217 4791 12203 4793 12202
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237 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Skykomish river near Gold Bar
* until Friday morning.
* At 1:30 PM Thursday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river was near its crest at 17.8 feet at 2 PM Thursday
and will remain above the moderate state of 17.0 feet into Thursday
evening. The river will fall below flood stage late tonight.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet, the Skykomish river will cause flooding from
near index downstream through Sultan to the Snoqualmie. Flood
waters will cover numerous roads... including Ben Howard Rd...
index-Galena Rd and tualco loop Rd. Flooding in the town of Sultan
will begin. A stage of 17 feet on the Skykomish river corresponds
to a phase 3 in the Snohomish County flood program.


Lat... Lon 4774 12150 4780 12173 4780 12196 4793 12197 4794 12169
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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:59 PM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 late tonight

* a cold front was moving across western Washington this afternoon
and will weaken over the Cascades through late this afternoon,
allowing rain to gradually diminish. Cooler air moving over the
area behind the front will lower snow level to around 4000 feet
by early this evening.

* Flooding is already occurring on many western Washington rivers.
With this second round of rainfall, 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 through tonight.

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
Issued: 3:35 PM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant rainfall this week has increased the landslide threat
in western Washington through at least Friday...

Recent rainfall has increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall occurred Wednesday
night through early Thursday afternoon. Lowland areas got another
quarter to one inch of rain during this period, which should
maintain the heightened 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 link 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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335 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

... Significant rainfall this week has increased the landslide threat
in western Washington through at least Friday...

Recent rainfall has increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall occurred Wednesday
night through early Thursday afternoon. Lowland areas got another
quarter to one inch of rain during this period, which should
maintain the heightened 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 link 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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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:59 PM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 late tonight

* a cold front was moving across western Washington this afternoon
and will weaken over the Cascades through late this afternoon,
allowing rain to gradually diminish. Cooler air moving over the
area behind the front will lower snow level to around 4000 feet
by early this evening.

* Flooding is already occurring on many western Washington rivers.
With this second round of rainfall, 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 through tonight.

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