226  
WGUS86 KSEW 192333  
FLSSEW  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
333 PM PST SAT JAN 19 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
WASHINGTON...  
 
SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.  
 
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 4  
 
RAIN OVERNIGHT TURNED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS TODAY. THE SKOKOMISH  
RIVER IS BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT POTLATCH AND WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
WAC045-200003-  
/O.CAN.KSEW.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190120T1101Z/  
/SRPW1.1.ER.190119T1500Z.190119T1830Z.190119T2000Z.NO/  
333 PM PST SAT JAN 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR  
THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT POTLATCH EARLY  
THIS AFTERNOON AND THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET, THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL LOCALLY SPILL OVER  
ITS BANKS INTO LOW-LYING AREAS OF THE SKOKOMISH VALLEY.  
 

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

 
 
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