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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:23 AM PST Nov. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Skagit River near Mt. Vernon
* until Saturday morning.
* At 11:00 am Friday the stage was 32.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river crested at 33.2 feet at 6 am Friday and will
continue to fall to below flood stage tonight.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet, the Skagit River will cause major flooding
from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth.
Deep and swift flood waters will inundate many roads... farmlands
and residential areas. Flooding will occur all along the river
including headwaters... tributaries... and other streams within and
near the Skagit River basin. This level for this location on the
Skagit corresponds to a phase 2 flood in the Skagit County flood
system.


Lat... Lon 4846 12227 4840 12230 4830 12235 4837 12250 4845 12240
      4853 12227

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.





1123 am PST Fri Nov 24 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Nooksack river at Ferndale
* until Saturday morning.
* At 11:00 am Friday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river crested at 19.21 feet at 815 am Friday. The
river will continue to fall below flood stage tonight.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, the river begins overtopping its banks
within the city of Ferndale flooding low-lying areas within the
city and low pasture lands along the river from near Ferndale
downstream to the mouth.


Lat... Lon 4889 12247 4887 12253 4878 12254 4876 12263 4891 12262
      4896 12247




Special Statement
Issued: 3:35 PM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant rainfall this week has increased the landslide threat
in western Washington through at least Friday...

Recent rainfall has increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall occurred Wednesday
night through early Thursday afternoon. Lowland areas got another
quarter to one inch of rain during this period, which should
maintain the heightened threat of landslides.

For more information about current conditions, visit
www.Weather.Gov/Seattle, select hydrology information under rivers
and lakes, and then scroll down for the link to the landslide
information pages.

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington state department of natural resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.Ly/2mta3wn


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle

335 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

... Significant rainfall this week has increased the landslide threat
in western Washington through at least Friday...

Recent rainfall has increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington. Additional heavy rainfall occurred Wednesday
night through early Thursday afternoon. Lowland areas got another
quarter to one inch of rain during this period, which should
maintain the heightened threat of landslides.

For more information about current conditions, visit
www.Weather.Gov/Seattle, select hydrology information under rivers
and lakes, and then scroll down for the link to the landslide
information pages.

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington state department of natural resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.Ly/2mta3wn


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle