..THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE
GREEN RIVER...
 
RIVER FORECAST      LATEST    FLOOD     FORECAST AND REMARKS
     POINT          READING   STAGE
 
GREEN NEAR          63.4 FT   64.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 65.0 FT AROUND
     AUBURN         300 PM              MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
 
 
...FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING MAIN STEM RIVERS
IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...
 
   * COWLITZ             WHITE
   * CHEHALIS            CEDAR
   * SKOOKUMCHUCK        SNOQUALMIE
     LEWIS               SKYKOMISH
     SKOKOMISH           SNOHOMISH
     SATSOP              STILLAGUAMISH
   * NISQUALLY           SKAGIT
     PUYALLUP

RECORD OR NEAR RECORD FLOODING WILL OCCUR ON THE COWLITZ...CHEHALIS
...SKOOKUMCHUCK...AND NISQUALLY.
 
MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR WILL OCCUR ON THE LEWIS...SNOQUALMIE
...SNOHOMISH AND STILLAGUAMISH RIVERS.
 
...FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING MAIN STEM RIVERS
IN EASTERN WASHINGTON...
 
     YAKIMA              HANGMAN CREEK
     NACHES              PALOUSE
     KLICKITAT           WALLA WALLA
 
MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON THE KLICKITAT AND NACHES RIVERS AND
HANGMAN CREEK AND MAJOR FLOODING OR EVEN RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST
TO OCCUR ON THE YAKIMA RIVER.
 
...A FLOOD WARNING ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL SMALL RIVERS AND
STREAMS IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON...

RIVER FORECAST      LATEST    FLOOD     FORECAST AND REMARKS
     POINT          READING   STAGE
 
COWLITZ AT          10.6 FT   10.5 FT   CRESTING NEAR 12.0 FT AROUND
     PACKWOOD       215 PM              10 PM THIS EVENING.
 
COWLITZ AT          22.6 FT   18.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 24.5 FT AROUND
     RANDLE         245 PM              4 AM FRIDAY.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 23.51 FT ON 11/30/95
 
COWLITZ AT          30.0 FT   23.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 32.0 FT AROUND
     CASTLE ROCK    NOON                MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 31.44 FT ON 11/30/95
 
COWLITZ AT     OVER 25.5 FT   20.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 29.0 FT AROUND
     KELSO                              2 AM FRIDAY.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 25.3 FT ON 11/25/90
 
CHEHALIS AT         71.1 FT   65.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 73.5 FT LATE

    CENTRALIA       230 PM              FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
                                        *RECORD 73.5 FT ON 1/10/90
 
CHEHALIS NEAR       17.1 FT   13.3 FT   CRESTING NEAR 19.3 FT FRIDAY
     GRAND MOUND    NOON                EVENING.
                                        *RECORD 19.34 FT ON 1/10/90
 
SKOOKUMCHUCK NEAR   16.4 FT   13.5 FT   CRESTING NEAR 19.0 FT FRIDAY
     BUCODA         NOON                MORNING.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 17.33 FT ON 1/10/90
 
SKOOKUMCHUCK AT     86.4 FT   85.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 88.0 FT FRIDAY
     CENTRALIA      300 PM              AFTERNOON.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 87.1 FT ON 1/10/90
 
LEWIS AT            UNKNOWN   21.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 34.0 FT AROUND
     WOODLAND                           4 AM FRIDAY.
 
SKOKOMISH NEAR      16.4 FT   15.5 FT   CRESTING NEAR 16.6 FT THIS
     POTLATCH       145 PM              AFTERNOON.
 
SATSOP NEAR         33.5 FT   34.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR FLOOD STAGE
     SATSOP         300 PM              AROUND 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
 
NISQUALLY NEAR      12.1 FT   10.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 12.5 FT AROUND
     NATIONAL       230 PM              6 PM THIS EVENING.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 11.96 FT ON 12/2/77
 
NISQUALLY AT        12.4 FT   12.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 19.0 FT AROUND
     MCKENNA        1245 PM             4 AM FRIDAY.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        *RECORD 14.0 FT ON 1/29/65
 
PUYALLUP NEAR       10.9 FT   10.5 FT   FALLING SLOWLY TONIGHT AND 
     ORTING         145 PM              FRIDAY.
 
WHITE BELOW MUD     1500 CFS  8000 CFS  RISING TO 8000 CFS BY
     MOUNTAIN DAM   115 PM              FRIDAY MORNING.
 
CEDAR NEAR          6.0 FT    5.0 FT    CRESTING NEAR 6.5 FT AROUND
     LANDSBURG      245 PM              6 PM THIS EVENING.
 
 
SNOQUALMIE AT     40000 CFS  20000 CFS  CRESTING NEAR 45000 CFS
   THE FALLS        245 PM              AROUND 7 PM THIS EVENING.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 41000 CFS.
 
SNOQUALMIE NEAR     58.0 FT   54.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 59.5 FT AROUND 
     CARNATION      300 PM              7 AM FRIDAY.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 58.0 FT.
 
SKYKOMISH NEAR      UNKNOWN   15.0 FT   ESTIMATED TO CREST NEAR
     GOLD BAR                           19 FT THIS EVENING. THE RIVER
                                        GAGE HERE WAS DESTROYED BY
                                        FLOODS IN NOVEMBER.
 
SNOHOMISH NEAR      16.2 FT   15.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 19.0 FT AROUND
     MONROE         300 PM              10 AM FRIDAY.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 17.0 FT.
 
SNOHOMISH AT        26.6 FT   25.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 30.0 FT AT HIGH
    SNOHOMISH       300 PM              TIDE AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 29.0 FT.
STILLAGUAMISH NR    15.8 FT   16.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 19.5 FT AROUND
     ARLINGTON      300 PM              8 PM THIS EVENING.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 19.0 FT.
 
SKAGIT NEAR         28.0 FT   28.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 29.5 FT AROUND
     CONCRETE       300 PM              10 PM THIS EVENING.
 
SKAGIT NEAR         23.7 FT   28.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR FLOOD STAGE
     MOUNT VERNON   230 PM              LATE FRIDAY MORNING.
 
YAKIMA AT           7.6 FT    6.9 FT    CRESTING NEAR 8.5 FT AROUND
     CLE ELUM       NOON                10 AM FRIDAY.
 
YAKIMA AT           34.6 FT   34.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 37.0 FT AROUND
     ELLENSBURG     100 PM              10 AM FRIDAY.
 
YAKIMA NEAR         13.1 FT   10.0 FT   CRESTING 17.5 FT AROUND 4 PM
     PARKER         100 PM              FRIDAY.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 12.0 FT.
 
YAKIMA AT           11.9 FT   13.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 22.0 FT
     KIONA          100 PM              SATURDAY MORNING.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**

                                        *RECORD 21.57 FT ON 12/23/33
 
NACHES NEAR         18.5 FT   17.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 22.0 FT AROUND
     NACHES         NOON                10 PM THIS EVENING.
                                        MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 18.0 FT.
 
KLICKITAT NEAR      16.3 FT   9.0 FT    CRESTING NEAR 17.5 FT AROUND
     PITT           200 PM              10 PM THIS EVENING.
                                        **NEW RECORD FORECAST**
                                        ** RECORD 17.12 FT  1/15/74
 
HANGMAN CREEK       12.9 FT   11.0 FT   CRESTING NEAR 13.5 FT THIS
     AT SPOKANE     300 PM              EVENING.
 
SF PALOUSE AT       8.2 FT    7.0 FT    CRESTING NEAR 8.5 FT THIS
     PULLMAN        300 PM              EVENING.
 
WALLA WALLA NEAR    11.5 FT    13.0 FT  CRESTING NEAR FLOOD STAGE
     TOUCHET        100 PM              TONIGHT.
 

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS ALL OVER WASHINGTON
THROUGH FRIDAY.
 
PEOPLE LIVING ALONG THE RIVERS AND STREAMS IN WASHINGTON SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR FLOODING.  LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL
EMERGENCY OFFICIALS AND BE READY TO ACT IF A FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.