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Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
Friday October 20th, 2017 :: 03:42 a.m. PDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 05:00PM Sunday

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY 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, Kitsap, Mason, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish, and Thurston.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon

* Heavy rain is forecast to fall Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The period of heaviest rain will be Saturday night with the focus of rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens Pass southward. less rain is forecast for the North Cascades and Olympics. There is still a chance the heavy rain could spread to the northern Cascades and Olympics. The flood watch remains in effect for all counties in Western Washington with the exception of Island and San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the Cascades from the Skykomish River southward, with a few rivers cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream flooding is possible beginning Saturday night.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLALLAM ... GRAYS HARBOR ... JEFFERSON ... KING ... KITSAP ... LEWIS ... MASON ... PIERCE ... SKAGIT ... SNOHOMISH ... THURSTON ... WHATCOM

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
81 Elkins Rd
Jefferson County, WA 98339

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 360-385-9368

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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