Skagit County, Washington
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Flood Warning
1223 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Skagit River near Concrete
* Until Friday evening.
* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 30.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise and crest near 31.6 feet
around 4 PM Wednesday. The river will fall tonight than rise
again to near 31.3 feet Thursday. The river will fall below flood
stage Friday morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, the Skagit River will flood low areas and
sections of roads along the river from Rockport downstream to Sedro
Woolley. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to
a Phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.


LAT...LON 4845 12163 4848 12185 4846 12227 4853 12227 4856 12185
4850 12160


Flood Warning
1223 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Skagit River near Mt. Vernon
* From 4 PM Wednesday until Saturday morning.
* At 11:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 25.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage around 4 PM
Wednesday and crest near 31.1 feet around 10 AM Friday. The river
will fall Thursday then rise again to near 31.0 feet Friday. The
river will fall below flood stage Friday night.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet, the Skagit River will flood from Sedro
Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Flood waters
will inundate some low-lying roads...farmlands and residential
areas. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a
phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.


LAT...LON 4846 12227 4840 12230 4830 12235 4837 12250 4845 12240
4853 12227


Flood Watch
Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-King-Lewis-Pierce-Skagit-Snohomish-
400 AM PST Wed Nov 22 2017


The Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through Thursday afternoon

* Rainfall from the Tuesday/Tuesday night system amounted to
generally 2 to 5.5 inches over the Olympic Mountains and 1 to 4
inches over the Cascades, while the snow level was around 9000
feet. There will be some more precipitation today with the snow
level around 7500 feet, but it will be - relatively speaking - a
break between systems. The next front will move through tonight
and Thanksgiving Day, with a forecast of generally 2 to 4
inches over the Olympics and 1.5 to 3.5 inches over the
Cascades. The snow level will be around 7500 feet as this system
arrives, falling to 4500 feet late Thursday as precipitation

* 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.


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.



Special Weather Statement
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-
Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-
Admiralty Inlet Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-
Olympics-Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca-
Western Strait of Juan De Fuca-North Coast-Central Coast-
East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-Seattle and Vicinity-
Bremerton and Vicinity-Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
410 AM PST Wed Nov 22 2017


The recent rains have increased soil moisture to high levels across
Western Washington, with additional heavy rainfall expected at times
tonight into Thursday morning. At the coast, additional rainfall
amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely, with a half to one and a half
inches over the interior lowlands.

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

For more information about current conditions, visit, 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:


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