645  
WGUS46 KSEW 281914  
FLWSEW  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
1214 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WASHINGTON...  
 
SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.  
 
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 1  
 
HEAVY RAIN OVER THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA WILL DRIVE THE SKOKOMISH  
RIVER ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT. MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS...VANS...OR TRUCKS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...THIS IS  
THE CAUSE OF MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS IN WASHINGTON. BE ALERT FOR  
RAPID CHANGES AND MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER  
RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA.  
 

 
 
WAC045-290414-  
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0020.170329T0928Z-170330T1624Z/  
/SRPW1.1.ER.170329T0928Z.170329T1800Z.170330T0724Z.NO/  
1214 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 12:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 2 AM  
WEDNESDAY AND CREST NEAR 17.1 FEET AROUND 11 AM WEDNESDAY. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET, THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD  
FLOODING OF PASTURE LANDS...WITH WATER FLOWING QUICKLY OVER WEST  
BOURGAULT ROAD AND SKOKOMISH VALLEY ROAD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4744 12326 4733 12321 4736 12317 4733 12308 4721 12321  
4738 12340  
 

 
 
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