NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Yakima, Washington, United States  Lat: 46.59N, Lon: 120.53W
Wx Zone: WAZ027
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

FLOOD WARNING

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...
SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH AFFECTING MASON COUNTY.
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 6
HEAVY SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE OLYMPICS LATE WEDNESDAY
INTO EARLY THIS MORNING HAS KEPT THE SKOKOMISH RUNNING HIGH. THE
SKOKOMISH WILL GRADUALLY RECEDE AND WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
THIS AFTERNOON.
...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SKOKOMISH RIVER NEAR POTLATCH
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 10:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED AT 17.2 FEET AT 12 PM WEDNESDAY AND
WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...THE SKOKOMISH RIVER WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD
FLOODING OF PASTURE LANDS...WITH WATER FLOWING QUICKLY OVER WEST
BOURGAULT ROAD AND SKOKOMISH VALLEY ROAD.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND FOR SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP WELL OFF THE
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST FRIDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST TOWARD THE
OREGON AND WASHINGTON COASTS AND THEN INLAND ON
SATURDAY...POTENTIALLY BRINGING HIGH WINDS TO THE COAST AND EVEN
THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY. IF HIGH WINDS DO OCCUR...THEY WOULD KNOCK
DOWN TREES AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AS WELL AS MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...PARTICULARLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND ON BRIDGES
AND OVERPASSES. AT THIS TIME IT LOOKS LIKE THE HIGHEST WINDS WOULD
OCCUR LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND FOR UPDATES.