446  
WGUS46 KOTX 081334  
FLWOTX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA  
634 AM PDT THU JUN 8 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN WASHINGTON...  
 
STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN AFFECTING CHELAN COUNTY  
 
RECENT WARM WEATHER TOGETHER WITH RAIN EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW  
DAYS WILL CAUSE THE STEHEKIN RIVER TO CONTINUE TO RISE TO ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE OF 24 FEET BY TONIGHT.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
WAC007-090134-  
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/STHW1.1.ER.170609T0330Z.170609T1200Z.170610T0457Z.NO/  
634 AM PDT THU JUN 8 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE, WA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE STEHEKIN RIVER AT STEHEKIN.  
* FROM THIS EVENING TO SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 5:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.28 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.00 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING  
AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 24.4 FEET BY EARLY TOMORROW. THE  
RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY 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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