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WGUS46 KOTX 290011  
FLWOTX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA  
511 PM PDT SUN MAY 28 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN ...  
 
STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY  
 
WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO MELT SIGNIFICANT SNOW IN THE CASCADES  
THIS WEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TO FLOODING ALONG THE STEHEKIN RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX  
 
THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD  
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE  
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.  
 
BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH  
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO  
PEOPLE AND BOATS.  
 
NEVER DRIVE CARS...TRUCKS OR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED  
AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW FOR SAFE PASSAGE. AS LITTLE  
AS ONE FOOT OF WATER ON THE ROAD CAN MOVE MOST VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD.  
 

 
 
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511 PM PDT SUN MAY 28 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN.  
* FROM THIS EVENING TO SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 4:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.24 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.00 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 26.3 FEET BY WEDNESDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER IS  
FORECAST TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4849 12076 4832 12057 4825 12067 4831 12101 4848 12103  
 
 
* AT 24.0 FEET...THE RIVER MAY BE OUT OF ITS BANKS IN SPOTS AND ONTO  
THE STEHEKIN VALLEY ROAD AND COMPANY CREEK ROAD.  
* AT 23.8 FEET...MCGREGOR'S MEADOW ROAD WILL BE MOSTLY FLOODED.  
* AT 23.5 FEET...SOME WATER MAY BE OVER MCGREGOR MEADOWS ROAD AND THE  
DRIVE THROUGH THE TOLLBER PASTURE. PART OF THE HARLEQUIN CAMPGROUND  
MAY BE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
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