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National Weather Service issues Flood Warning for Thurston County!

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Flood Warnings issued for Thurston County rivers, streams

Click here for Flood Warning information for Thurston’s rivers, streams

Flood Warning issued January 6 at 4:10PM PST until January 7 at 4:00AM PST by NWS Seattle WA

* WHAT...Urban area and small stream flooding caused by rain and
snowmelt is expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Washington and west central
Washington, including the following counties, Grays Harbor, Mason,
Lewis, and Thurston.

* WHEN...Until 400 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying
and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. It will take
several hours for all the water from these storms to work through
local drainage systems.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 4:04 PM PST, emergency management reported heavy rain and
snowmelt in the warned area, with flooding occurring. Between
1 and 4 inches of rain have fallen across the warning area.
- Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches are possible
in the warned area.
- Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.  
- Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. 
Flood Safety Tips and Resources: http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood
 
 

Posted by Steve on January 6, 2022 at 5:23 pm | Permalink

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  1. Thank you Steve!

    Comment by marcia keilee on January 6, 2022 at 7:02 pm

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