North Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:44 PM PDT on October 21, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect from midnight PDT tonight through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of western Washington...including the following counties... Grays Harbor...Clallam...Jefferson Mason.

* From midnight PDT 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. The Skokomish River is likely to see moderate flooding late tonight into Wednesday...and major flooding is possible.

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 3:38 PM PDT on October 21, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 am PDT Wednesday...

* some affected locations...Ocean Shores...Westport...Forks... Neah Bay.

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

* Wind...south 25 to 35 mph with gusts up 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.

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