Skykomish River Flood Alert

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WA.

SKYKOMISH RIVER NEAR GOLD BAR AFFECTING SNOHOMISH COUNTY.
PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AFFECTING PIERCE COUNTY.

FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 4

HEAVY RAIN IN THE CNTL CASCADES WILL CAUSE THE SKYKOMISH RIVER IN
SNOHOMISH COUNTY & THE REACH OF THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING TO
REACH 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 WA. BE ALERT FOR
RAPID CHANGES & MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA.

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WAC061-310623-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0044.110331T0543Z-110401T1518Z/
/GLBW1.1.ER.110331T0543Z.110401T0000Z.110401T0318Z.NO/
223 PM PDT WED MAR 30 2011

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE SKYKOMISH RIVER NEAR GOLD BAR
* FROM THIS EVENING TO FRI MORNING.
* AT 1:30 PM WED THE STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST.THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND 11 PM
WED & CREST NEAR 15.3 FEET AROUND 5 PM THURSDAY. THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THUR NIGHT.
* IMPACT.AT 15.0 FEET.THE SKYKOMISH RIVER WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW PASTURE LANDS & LOW LYING ROADS.INCLUDING
INDEX-GALENA RD & TUALCO LOOP RD. A STAGE OF 15 FEET ON THE
SKYKOMISH RIVER CORRESPONDS TO A PHASE 2 IN THE SNOHOMISH COUNTY
FLOOD PROGRAM.

$$

WAC053-310623-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FL.W.0045.110331T0516Z-110331T2100Z/
/ORTW1.1.ER.110331T0516Z.110331T0600Z.110331T1200Z.NO/
223 PM PDT WED MAR 30 2011

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING
* FROM THIS EVENING TO THUR AFTERNOON.
* AT 1:45 PM WED THE FLOW WAS 2140 CFS.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 4500 CFS.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST.THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD FLOW AROUND 10 PM
WED & CREST NEAR 4680 CFS AROUND 11 PM WEDNESDAY. THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD FLOW THUR MORNING.
* IMPACT.AT 4500 CFS.THE PUYALLUP RIVER WILL FLOOD SOME AREAS
ALONG THE UPPER PUYALLUP RIVER ABOVE ORTING. AREAS INCLUDE BUT ARE
NOT LIMITED TO THE NEADHAM ROAD VICINITY.ORVILLE ROAD EAST
VICINITY IN AREAS SO. OF BROOKS ROAD EAST & NO. OF ELECTRON
ROAD.& THE COUNTRY SUBDIVISION/TOMOLLA TREE FARM VICINITY.

$$
BURKE
WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

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