Admiralty Inlet Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:16 AM PDT on October 21, 2014

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

The National Weather Service in Seattle has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of western Washington... including the following counties...Grays Harbor...Clallam... Jefferson.

* From late tonight through Wednesday afternoon

* heavy rainfall amounts of 5 to 8 inches are possible tonight into early Wednesday along the southwestern and western Olympics. This amount of rainfall could cause the Quinault...Clearwater...bogachiel...Hoh...and other rivers flowing off the Olympics to flood late tonight into Wednesday.

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.

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 9:27 AM PDT on October 21, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 11 am PDT Wednesday...

* some affected locations...Bellingham...Mount Vernon...Naval Air Station whidbey...Port Townsend...San Juan Islands.

* Timing...winds will increase this evening and peak overnight.

* Wind...south winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Impacts...winds this strong can snap small tree branches... topple small or shallow rooted trees...and cause local power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or gusts of 45 to 57 mph are likely.