FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA 227 PM PDT WED SEP 4 2013 WAC009-027-029-031-033-035-041-045-053-055-057-061-067-073-051300- /O.NEW.KSEW.FA.A.0005.130905T1900Z-130907T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-ISLAND-JEFFERSON-KING-KITSAP-LEWIS-MASON- PIERCE-SAN JUAN-SKAGIT-SNOHOMISH-THURSTON-WHATCOM- 227 PM PDT WED SEP 4 2013 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WATCH FOR MUCH OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...ISLAND... JEFFERSON...SAN JUAN...SKAGIT...WHATCOM...KING...KITSAP... LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...AND THURSTON. * FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON * SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL EXPECTED FROM THE OLYMPIC RANGE EASTWARD. POTENTIALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES IN THE CASCADES...COULD FALL DURING THIS PERIOD. IN ADDITION...THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY COULD PRODUCE RAIN RATES OF AN INCH IN ONE HOUR OR LESS. * THE POTENTIALLY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. A SHORT PERIOD OF INTENSE RAINFALL ON THURSDAY COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING AND OVERWHELM STORM DRAINS...LEADING TO FLOODED ROADS. MUD OR ROCK SLIDES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN STEEP MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. EXPECT SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS BUT FLOODING IS UNLIKELY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED. && $$ WWW.WEATHER.GOV
New location! Beginning in January 2019, the Mason County Amateur Radio Club meets at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. SEE THE MAP BELOW!
We still have our Chat Nets every Sunday evening @ 1930 hours (7:30 PM) on 146.72 MHz (- 103.5) and our 10-meter net on Tuesdays @ 1930 hours (7:30 PM) on 28.450 MHz (USB).
NMARES (The North Club) has a net on their new repeater every Monday at 1930 on 145.170 MHz with a negative 0.600 MHz offset (144.57 MHz) and a tone of 103.5.
You do not have to be a member of the club to join in! New folks are always welcome!
Take The Test!
VE exams for all license levels are offered the second Saturday of each month (usually right after our meeting) at 1100 (11 A.M.) at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. For testing you will need the original and a copy of your present license (if you have your ticket already), some form of ID with YOUR picture on it, and $15.
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