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Flood advisory issued by Clallam County Sheriff's Office

Sunday December 12, 2010 9:18 AM PST

Hwy 112 closed at Pysht mp 23, alternate route is Hwy 101 to Hwy 113
Russell Rd in Forks closed
Hwy 110 closed at MP 8
Ward Rd Sequim has water over the roadway
County Road crews are working on Mt. Pleasant Rd, Deer Park Rd and Township Rd.
Elwha Dam has issued a stage 3 alert,  Stage 3 is when water reaches 18'.  Water is currently at 19'

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Advisory Message has been issued by the Clallam County Sheriff's Office.


Sunday December 12, 2010 8:27 AM PST

FLOOD WATCH NOW A FLOOD WARNING ; The Bogachiel and Dungeness Rivers are at/over flood stage.  Highway 110 is closed

FLOOD WATCH NOW A FLOOD WARNING; The Bogachiel and Dungeness Rivers are at/over flood stage.  Highway 110 is closed due to water over the roadway.


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Sunday December 12, 2010 8:13 AM PST

FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN WASHINGTON NUMEROUS FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT ALREADY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
430 AM PST SUN DEC 12 2010

..FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN WASHINGTON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THE EPISODE OF HEAVY RAIN AND HIGH SNOW LEVELS THAT BEGAN
SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE TODAY. RAIN WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES EAST ACROSS THE REGION.

NUMEROUS FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT ALREADY...AS WELL AS A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR SMALL STREAM AND URBAN FLOODING ACROSS THE FORECAST
AREA.

ALL RIVERS WILL RISE SHARPLY...AND A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT IN ALL COUNTIES FOR RIVERS THAT ARE NOT YET UNDER A
WARNING...AND FOR THE POSSIBILITY THAT SMALL STREAM AND URBAN
FLOODING COULD BECOME SERIOUS ENOUGH TO WARRANT A WARNING.

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430 AM PST SUN DEC 12 2010

..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 COUNTIES...GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...ISLAND...JEFFERSON...SAN
 JUAN...SKAGIT...WHATCOM...KING...KITSAP...LEWIS...MASON...
 PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...THURSTON.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* HEAVY RAIN...ACCOMPANIED BY SNOW LEVELS AROUND 8000 FEET...WILL
 CONTINUE TODAY. RAINFALL WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE TONIGHT AS A
 COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA...AND THE SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL TO
 AROUND 4500 FEET LATE TONIGHT. STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE
 LIKELY FOR THE WESTERN WASHINGTON LOWLANDS...WITH 4 TO 9 INCHES
 OVER THE MOUNTAINS. A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EVERY
 COUNTY IN WESTERN WASHINGTON.

* MANY RIVERS ARE ALREADY UNDER FLOOD WARNINGS...AND THERE IS A
 POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ON OTHER RIVERS ACROSS THE FORECAST
 AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT
FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT
QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.


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