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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:51 PM PDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams for...
snowmelt in...
northwestern Okanogan County in northeastern Washington...

* until 645 am PDT Wednesday

* at 643 PM PDT, a trained weather spotter reported water over the
bridge in Conconully along Salmon Creek. Given the warm
temperatures today and continued warmth Tuesday as well... the
creek is expected to remain bankfull. The creek may fall during
the overnight hours and Tuesday morning, but will rise again
Tuesday afternoon and evening above bankfull and over the bridge.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Conconully and Alder campground.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4865 11982 4856 11973 4855 11976 4859 11978
      4863 11983 4862 11989


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623 PM PDT Mon may 22 2017

... Flood Warning now in effect until further notice...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Okanogan river near Tonasket.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 5:15 PM Monday the stage was 14.58 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.00 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 17 feet by Friday morning. The river is expected
to remain above flood stage into early June.


Lat... Lon 4895 11945 4893 11932 4825 11951 4832 11968 4895 11945


* at 17.0 feet... low lying fields and pasture land in the flood plain
along the Okanogan River Valley, from Oroville to Okanogan, will be
flooded. Some homes near the river in Okanogan may experience some
basement flooding from seepage. Water will be between the Railroad
and Highway 97 near Cordell, south of Oroville. Water will be
against The Shoulder of Omak River Road across from wanacut creek.
* At 16.0 feet... pasture land between Rodeo track Road and Benton
street, on the east side of the river near Omak, will begin to
flood.
* At 15.0 feet... minor flooding of low-lying areas is likely between
Oroville and Tonasket.





623 PM PDT Mon may 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Kettle river near Ferry above Curlew.
* From Tuesday to late Thursday night.
* At 5:15 PM Monday the stage was 17.90 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.50 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 18.8 feet by Wednesday afternoon. The river is
forecast to fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888


* at 19.0 feet... flooding at Beal park on west Kettle River Road,
west of Curlew. 'Ol Swimming Hole park in Curlew will be inundated.
Flooding of yards and outbuildings along the river from the
Canadian border through Curlew on both sides of the river. Some
driveways on Kettle River Road will be flooded. Water will be over
customs Road near Riverview Lane.
* At 18.5 feet... flooding begins on customs Road near mile Post 6.
* At 18.3 feet... minor flooding will occur in the 'ol Swimming Hole
County park in Curlew.




623 PM PDT Mon may 22 2017

... Flood Warning now in effect until further notice...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Okanogan river near Tonasket.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 5:15 PM Monday the stage was 14.58 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.00 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 17 feet by Friday morning. The river is expected
to remain above flood stage into early June.


Lat... Lon 4895 11945 4893 11932 4825 11951 4832 11968 4895 11945


* at 17.0 feet... low lying fields and pasture land in the flood plain
along the Okanogan River Valley, from Oroville to Okanogan, will be
flooded. Some homes near the river in Okanogan may experience some
basement flooding from seepage. Water will be between the Railroad
and Highway 97 near Cordell, south of Oroville. Water will be
against The Shoulder of Omak River Road across from wanacut creek.
* At 16.0 feet... pasture land between Rodeo track Road and Benton
street, on the east side of the river near Omak, will begin to
flood.
* At 15.0 feet... minor flooding of low-lying areas is likely between
Oroville and Tonasket.





623 PM PDT Mon may 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Kettle river near Ferry above Curlew.
* From Tuesday to late Thursday night.
* At 5:15 PM Monday the stage was 17.90 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.50 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 18.8 feet by Wednesday afternoon. The river is
forecast to fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4900 11888 4898 11841 4882 11843 4886 11880 4900 11888


* at 19.0 feet... flooding at Beal park on west Kettle River Road,
west of Curlew. 'Ol Swimming Hole park in Curlew will be inundated.
Flooding of yards and outbuildings along the river from the
Canadian border through Curlew on both sides of the river. Some
driveways on Kettle River Road will be flooded. Water will be over
customs Road near Riverview Lane.
* At 18.5 feet... flooding begins on customs Road near mile Post 6.
* At 18.3 feet... minor flooding will occur in the 'ol Swimming Hole
County park in Curlew.




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