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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State WASHINGTON
County/Area THURSTON
WFO SEW
Begin Date 11/04/2006 17:16:00 PST-8
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location BUCODA
Begin Lat/Lon 46.8/-122.97
End Date 11/09/2006 15:33:00 PST-8
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong, warm and very wet Pacific weather system brought copious amounts of rainfall to Washington from November 2 through 7, with subsequent major flooding that extended through November 11. This storm fueled in part from sub-tropical moisture associated with former western Pacific typhoon Cimaron, produced rain amounts of between 10 to 38 inches in the Cascades and Olympics and 4 to 10 inches in western Washington lowlands during this period. |Floods occurred at 34 forecast points on 25 rivers. There were 22 locations with major flooding or greater. There were 20 record floods.|Widespread and excessive urban and small stream flooding also occurred.|11 counties were declared disaster areas. A tally had 104 homes destroyed, 206 homes with major damage, and 572 received minor damage.
Event Narrative Record flooding occurred on the Cowlitz, Nooksack, Puyallup, Nisqually, |Skykomish, Stillaguamish, Carbon, Snoqualmie, and Bogachiel. Major flooding occurred on the Tolt, Snohomish, Skokomish, Skagit, and White rivers. Other rivers flooding were the Satsop, Cedar, Wynoochee, Elwha, Deschutes, Dungeness, Skookumchuck, and Chehalis.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 2 0 70.120M 0.00K
TISHOMINGO TISHOMINGO CO. MS 02/27/1996 19:30 CST Thunderstorm Wind 63 kts. 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HOH JEFFERSON CO. WA 11/04/2006 09:00 PST-8 Heavy Rain 0 0 5.500M 0.00K
PARADISE INN PIERCE CO. WA 11/04/2006 09:00 PST-8 Heavy Rain 0 0 36.000M 0.00K
BUCODA THURSTON CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
LA PUSH CLALLAM CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
FAIRFAX PIERCE CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 2.100M 0.00K
(HQM)BOWERMAN FLD HO GRAYS HARBOR CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 760.00K 0.00K
SNOQUALMIE FALLS KING CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 11.100M 0.00K
CONCRETE SKAGIT CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 1.600M 0.00K
SNOHOMISH SNOHOMISH CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 3.300M 0.00K
PACKWOOD LEWIS CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 2 0 8.800M 0.00K
DEMING WHATCOM CO. WA 11/04/2006 17:16 PST-8 Flood 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
HOOD CANAL AREA (ZONE) HOOD CANAL AREA (ZONE) WA 11/06/2006 11:30 PST-8 Landslide 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
Totals: 2 0 70.120M 0.00K