West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes
... Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 PM PST this evening
through late Sunday night...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of western Washington... including the following
counties... Jefferson... King... Lewis... Mason... Pierce...
* From 10 PM PST this evening through late Sunday night
* forecast models continue to show heavy precipitation in the
mountains with 2 to 4 inches across the Olympics and central
Cascades. Snow levels will remain above 7000 feet with
precipitation mainly falling as rain over the river basins.
Rivers are already running high from recent heavy rains and
additional heavy rainfall amounts will force sharp rises once
again... with minor flooding possible.
* Recent rainfall has increased the threat of landslides throughout
western Washington and a few landslides have already occurred.
Additional landslides could be triggered by this next round of
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.
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Seattle WA WFO...
A record rainfall of 0.63 inches was set at Seattle WA WFO today.
This breaks the old record of 0.55 set in 1990.