Oak Harbor, WA (98278)

4:59 AM PST on November 22, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Green Road, Skagit Bay | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Watch, Special Statement Active Notice: Areal Flood Watch

Elev 164 ft 48.31 °N, 122.64 °W | Updated 9 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
57.2 °F
Feels Like 57.2 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 7.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 56 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.03 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:29 AM 4:24 PM
Waxing Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KNUW 221256Z 14012KT 10SM SCT007 BKN015 OVC050 16/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01610128 $
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 56 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.03 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:29 AM 4:24 PM
Waxing Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KNUW 221256Z 14012KT 10SM SCT007 BKN015 OVC050 16/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01610128 $

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:00 AM PST Nov. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect 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, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west
central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish, and
Thurston.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* rainfall from the Tuesday/Tuesday night system amounted to
generally 2 to 5.5 inches over the Olympic Mountains and 1 to 4
inches over the Cascades, while the snow level was around 9000
feet. There will be some more precipitation today with the snow
level around 7500 feet, but it will be - relatively speaking - a
break between systems. The next front will move through tonight
and Thanksgiving day, with a forecast of generally 2 to 4
inches over the Olympics and 1.5 to 3.5 inches over the
Cascades. The snow level will be around 7500 feet as this system
arrives, falling to 4500 feet late Thursday as precipitation
decreases.

* Flooding is already occurring on several western Washington
rivers. With this second round of rainfall tonight and Thursday,
there is a possibility that flooding will become more widespread
and/or prolonged. There is at least a minor threat that any
flood-prone river in our area reaching flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



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Special Statement
Issued: 4:10 AM PST Nov. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heavy rainfall tonight through Thursday morning continues the
increased threat of landslides in western Washington...

The recent rains have increased soil moisture to high levels across
western Washington, with additional heavy rainfall expected at times
tonight into Thursday morning. At the coast, additional 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 continue the increased threat of landslides.

For more information about current conditions, visit
www.Weather.Gov/Seattle, select hydrology information under rivers
and lakes, 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


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle/

400 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

... Heavy rainfall tonight through Thursday morning 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 this
evening and again Wednesday night and Thursday morning. 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


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle

400 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

... Heavy rainfall tonight through Thursday morning 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 this
evening and again Wednesday night and Thursday morning. 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


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle