899  
WGUS86 KSEW 112350  
FLSSEW  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
350 PM PST THU JAN 11 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
WASHINGTON...  
 
TOLT RIVER NEAR CARNATION AFFECTING KING COUNTY.  
 
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 2  
 
A WET FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVED THROUGH WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY. THE TOLT  
RIVER WILL RISE THROUGH EVENING, BUT THE FORECAST HAS BEEN AMENDED TO  
CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
WAC033-120020-  
/O.CAN.KSEW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180112T2158Z/  
/TOLW1.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
350 PM PST THU JAN 11 2018  
 
THE TOLT RIVER NEAR CARNATION  
* AT 3:15 PM THURSDAY THE FLOW WAS 1945 CFS.  
* FLOOD FLOW IS 5000 CFS.  
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT AROUND 4060 CFS.  
* IMPACT...AT 3500 CFS, THE TOLT RIVER WILL SPILL OVER ITS BANKS WITH  
WATER OVER 353RD AVE NE AND SOME DRIVEWAYS IN THE SAN SOUCI AREA.  
THIS RIVER LEVEL ON THE TOLT CORRESPONDS TO A PHASE 2 FLOOD IN THE  
KING COUNTY FLOOD SYSTEM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4768 12176 4761 12185 4761 12194 4767 12196 4771 12189  
4774 12184  
 

 
 
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