Hood Canal Area

 Areal Flood Watch  Statement as of 3:25 am PDT on October 21, 2014


... Flood Watch in effect from late tonight through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of western Washington... including the
following County... Mason.

* From late tonight through Wednesday afternoon

* a frontal system will bring heavy rains to the Olympic Mountains
tonight through Wednesday. 3 to 5 inches of rain is possible
over the south slopes of the Olympics by Wednesday morning. This
could push the Skokomish River to flood stage on Wednesday. A
break in the heavy rains is expected Wednesday morning but
another shot of rain is expected later Wednesday and Wednesday
evening which could keep the river running high.

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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