461  
WGUS46 KSEW 052024  
FLWSEW  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
124 PM PDT FRI MAY 5 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WASHINGTON...  
 
WHITE RIVER AT R STREET AFFECTING KING AND PIERCE COUNTIES.  
 
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 1  
 
RELEASES FROM MUD MOUNTAIN DAM WILL KEEP THE WHITE RIVER AT  
R STREET AROUND FLOOD STAGE TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
WAC033-053-060524-  
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0021.170505T2024Z-170507T0455Z/  
/WRAW1.1.ER.170505T1948Z.170506T0600Z.170506T1955Z.UU/  
124 PM PDT FRI MAY 5 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT R STREET  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 12:45 PM FRIDAY THE FLOW WAS 5499 CFS.  
* FLOOD FLOW IS 5500 CFS.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD FLOW AROUND 1 PM FRIDAY  
AND CREST NEAR 5600 CFS AROUND 11 PM FRIDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL  
BELOW FLOOD FLOW SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* 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.  
 

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

 
 
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