Pierce County, Washington
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Flood Warning
WAC041-053-232127-
/O.CON.KSEW.FL.W.0067.171123T2259Z-171124T0940Z/
/NISW1.1.ER.171123T2259Z.171124T0000Z.171124T0040Z.NO/
428 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Nisqually River near National
* From 3 PM Thursday until late tonight.
* At 3:00 AM Thursday the flow was 5730 cfs.
* Flood flow is 8000 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood flow around 3 PM
Thursday and crest near 8100 cfs around 4 PM Thursday. The river
will fall below flood flow this evening.
* Impact...At 8000 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.

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

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Flood Warning
WAC033-053-232127-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FL.W.0066.171123T1432Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRAW1.1.ER.171123T1432Z.171126T1200Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
428 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at R Street
* From 7 AM Thursday until further notice.
* At 3:45 AM Thursday the flow was 5398 cfs.
* Flood flow is 5500 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will reach flood flow around 7 AM Thursday
and rise gradually to around 6000 cfs through Saturday.
* Impact...At 5500 cfs, river flooding is likely to occur near low
bank areas around and downstream of the Stewart Street Bridge in
the City of Sumner.

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LAT...LON 4721 12214 4724 12219 4719 12223 4724 12230 4732 12226
4732 12214

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Flood Watch
WAC009-027-031-033-041-053-061-073-231345-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0006.000000T0000Z-171124T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-King-Lewis-Pierce-Snohomish-
Whatcom-
539 PM PST Wed Nov 22 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 Weather Statement
WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-240030-
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-
310 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL THIS WEEK HAS INCREASED THE LANDSLIDE THREAT
IN WESTERN WASHINGTON THROUGH AT LEAST TONIGHT...

Recent rainfall has increased soil moisture to high levels across
Western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall is expected at times
today. Lowland areas may get another half to one inch of rain and
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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