... Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of western Washington... including the following
counties... Skagit... King... Lewis... Mason... Pierce...
* Through this afternoon
* heavy rain will over across western Washington today as a
strong cold front moves south through the area. The frontal band
will bring 1 to 2 inches of rain to the west slopes of the
Cascades today as it moves through. The snow level will be
around 5000 to 6500 feet ahead of the cold front... falling
quickly to around 2500 feet in its wake.
* Many rivers flowing off the west slopes of the Cascades are
running high... especially from King County northward. The
additional rain today could drive some of them above flood
stage. Where flooding does occur... it is expected to be
A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not occurring.
Monitor the weather and be ready to act quickly if flooding is
observed or flood warnings are issued.
... Record highs broken or tied today in western Washington...
Location hi today record / year
Sea-tac Airport 58 58 2013
Olympia 58 57 1959
Hoquiam 57 57 2013
NWS Seattle @sandpoint 59 57 2013