PIERCE County, Washington
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Flood Warning
WAC053-260318-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0044.141125T1953Z-141126T1139Z/
/FFXW1.1.ER.141125T1953Z.141126T0000Z.141126T0239Z.NO/
1018 AM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE CARBON RIVER NEAR FAIRFAX
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 12 PM
TUESDAY AND CREST NEAR 13.9 FEET AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY. THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...THE CARBON RIVER WILL FLOOD THE RESIDENTIAL
AREAS NEAR CROCKER AND SECTIONS OF THE CARBON RIVER RD.

&&

LAT...LON 4695 12184 4700 12210 4712 12224 4714 12222 4710 12204
4700 12180

$$

Flood Warning
WAC053-260523-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-141126T2310Z/
/ORTW1.3.ER.141125T1554Z.141126T0000Z.141126T1410Z.NO/
1223 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MAJOR SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 11:00 AM TUESDAY THE FLOW WAS 11000 CFS.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 4500 CFS.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 18148 CFS
AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD FLOW WEDNESDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16000 CFS...THE PUYALLUP RIVER WILL CAUSE MAJOR
FLOODING FROM ORTING DOWNSTREAM THROUGH MCMILLAN TO SUMNER. SWIFT
AND DEEP FLOOD WATERS WILL INUNDATE ROADS...RESIDENTIAL AREAS...AND
FARMS. SUMNER SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT WILL BE FLOODED. EROSION WILL
LIKELY DAMAGE LEVEES. FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALL ALONG THE RIVER
INCLUDING HEADWATERS...TRIBUTARIES...AND OTHER STREAMS WITHIN AND
NEAR THE PUYALLUP RIVER BASIN.

&&

LAT...LON 4692 12227 4705 12228 4712 12233 4724 12219 4715 12214
4700 12207

$$

Flood Warning
WAC041-053-260523-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0043.141125T2012Z-141126T2031Z/
/NISW1.2.ER.141125T1758Z.141125T2000Z.141126T1131Z.NO/
1223 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...OBSERVED FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE NISQUALLY RIVER NEAR NATIONAL
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 12:00 PM TUESDAY THE FLOW WAS 11233 CFS.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 8000 CFS.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 12000 CFS
AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY.
* AT 11000 CFS THE NISQUALLY RIVER WILL FLOOD ROADS AND PASTURE LANDS
ALONG THE UPPER REACHES OF THE RIVER FROM MT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
DOWNSTREAM TO ALDER LAKE.

&&

LAT...LON 4674 12165 4664 12189 4670 12227 4683 12213 4681 12198
4683 12187

$$

Flood Warning
WAC041-053-260315-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FA.W.0004.141125T2118Z-141126T0315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LEWIS-PIERCE-
118 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING THE FOLLOWING WESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES...
EASTERN LEWIS COUNTY...
SOUTHEASTERN PIERCE COUNTY...

* UNTIL 715 PM PST.

* HEAVY RAIN LAST NIGHT AND TODAY WILL CAUSE FLOODING IN ADDITIONAL
AREAS TO THE MAJOR RIVERS IN THE WARNING AREA. THIS WILL INCLUDE
OTHER STREAMS AND CREEKS AND LOW LYING AREAS. THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS
ENDING IN THIS AREA NOW AND STREAMS WILL SOON BE CRESTING AND
BEGINNING TO FALL THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD
RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER
COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A
FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER
MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4641 12247 4673 12246 4675 12207 4686 12234
4712 12194 4713 12166 4705 12141 4688 12155
4670 12143 4653 12147 4642 12145

$$

Flood Watch
WAC033-041-053-057-061-073-261215-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0013.000000T0000Z-141127T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KING-LEWIS-PIERCE-SKAGIT-SNOHOMISH-WHATCOM-
406 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...SKAGIT...WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...PIERCE...
SNOHOMISH....

* THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* RAIN WILL CONTINUE IN THE CASCADES THROUGH THURSDAY. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE CASCADES ARE LIKELY
OVERNIGHT FROM ABOUT SNOHOMISH COUNTY NORTHWARD. HEAVY RAIN WILL
RETURN TO THE OLYMPICS AND NORTHERN COUNTIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BE 6500 TO 7500 FEET.

* SOME RIVERS ARE ALREADY FLOODING OR UNDER FLOODING. ADDITIONAL
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON THE MOST FLOOD-PRONE RIVERS THAT FLOW
OFF THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. THAT INCLUDES THE
SNOHOMISH...STILLAGUAMISH...SKAGIT...AND NOOKSACK RIVERS. OTHER
RIVERS THAT ARE WORTH WATCHING INCLUDE THE WHITE AND GREEN
RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE WATCH AREA. THE
FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT OCCURRING.
THIS APPLIES TO NEW AREAS OR LOCATIONS NOT ALREADY COVERED BY A
FLOOD WARNING. MONITOR THE WEATHER AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF
FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR MORE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.


&&

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