Weather Alerts for Clallam

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
CLALLAM

Areas Affected:
Clallam - Grays Harbor - Jefferson - King - Lewis - Mason - Pierce - Skagit - Snohomish - Thurston - Whatcom
Effective: Tue 3:59 am Updated: Tue 9:00 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu 4:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Skagit, and Whatcom.
In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish,
and Thurston.
* From this afternoon through Thursday afternoon
* A warm front and the plume of subtropical moisture with it will
bring 2 to 5.5 inches of rain to the Olympics and Mount Rainier
today and tonight, and 1 to 4 inches of rain to the Cascades
north of Mount Rainier. The snow level will be near 8000 feet. A
second frontal system will bring another 1 to 4 inches on
Wednesday night and Thursday, with the snow level falling from
7000 feet to 4000 feet as the system moves through.
* The two systems in close succession presents a threat of
flooding on rivers in Western Washington. Flooding could begin
tonight or Wednesday. It looks like the threat is for a
relatively minor flooding episode.
* Models show several rivers cresting near or just above flood
stage including the Skokomish, Cowlitz, Nisqually, White,
Snoqualmie, Stillaguamish, Skagit, and Nooksack. However, this
doesn`t mean that the possibility of flooding is limited to
these rivers.

Information:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
CLALLAM

Areas Affected:
Admiralty Inlet Area - Bellevue and Vicinity - Bremerton and Vicinity - Central Coast - East Puget Sound Lowlands - Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca - Everett and Vicinity - Hood Canal Area - Lower Chehalis Valley Area - North Coast - Olympics - San Juan County - Seattle and Vicinity - Southwest Interior - Tacoma Area - Western Skagit County - Western Strait of Juan De Fuca - Western Whatcom County
Effective: Tue 3:59 am Updated: Tue 9:00 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue 4:30 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED THREAT
OF LANDSLIDES IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...
Recent rains have increased soil moisture to high levels across
Western Washington, with heavy rainfall expected at times today and
tonight. At the coast, rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely,
with a half to one and a half inches over the interior lowlands.
This amount of rain will lead to an increased threat of landslides.
For more information about current conditions, visit
www.weather.gov/seattle, select Hydrology, and then scroll down
for the links 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