Headline: Area Flood Watch
Description: Several Rounds of Precipitation will Occur over the Inland
Northwest Wednesday Into Thurdsay. Precipitation Amounts of Three
Quarters of an Inch to More Than an Inch and a Half will Be
Possible over the East Slopes of the North Cascades, the Okanogan
Highlands, Northeast washington, and the Idaho Panhandle. a Flood
watch has Been Issued for the Increasing Threat for Landslides In
Areas of Steep Terrain. Small Stream and Field Flooding will Also
be a Concern Late this Week Into the Weekend.
The National Weather Service in Spokane has Issued A
* Flood watch for a Portion of North Central washington,
Including the Following Counties, Chelan, Douglas, And
* from Wednesday Morning Through Thursday Afternoon
* Precipitation is Expected to Spread Into Central and North
Central washington Wednesday Morning. a Mix of Rain and Snow
will be Possible Along the East Slopes of the Cascades Wednesday
Morning Before Snow Level Rise Into the 3000 to 4000 Foot Range
by Wednesday Evening. Between Wednesday and Thursday, Three
Quarters of an Inch to an Inch and a Half of Precipitation Will
be Possible, with Heavy Snow Accumulations Above 4000 Feet.
* Rock and Mud Slides: Soil is Wet and Unstable in the Steep
Terrain of Central and North Central washington. Concerns For
Rock and Mud Slides will Increase Wednesday Into Thursday.
* Field Flooding: Water Tables are High Following Weeks of Wet Wet
and Snowy Weather. for Areas with Poor Drainage, Field Flooding
May be an Issue.
* Small Stream Flooding: Rises on Creeks and Small Streams Will
Occur Late this Week As Run Off from Rain and Melting Snow
A Flood watch Means There is a Potential for Flooding Based On
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.
Expires: 4/11/17 9:00 AM
County/Area Chelan County, WA (latitude: 47.6404, longitude: -120.420)