National Weather Service
Forecasters expect a series of strong storms will bring wet and windy weather to Washington through Thanksgiving Day with heavy mountain snow and a chance of flooding on some rivers.
Not too many people are complaining in typically soggy Seattle, but the city is on a surprising run of dry weather. The last rain at the airport was .04 inches on July 22, and Labor Day weekend in Seattle is looking just fine.
Forecasters say the cold front will deliver a significant amount of rain Monday in Western Washington, and it could stick around most of the week.
The National Weather Service reports .73 of an inch at Sea-Tac Airport broke the record of .59 set in 1948.
Brace yourselves: Spring arrives next week, but this week still looks like winter in Washington.
The National Weather Service says Wednesday morning’s snow showers in parts of Western Washington are turning to rain. But heavier snow is falling in the Cascades, and forecasters say nearly all of Eastern Washington will have accumulations today.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Tolt, Snoqualmie and Puyallup rivers through Wednesday because of heavy rain and melting snow in the Cascades.
As snow started falling on Seattle Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service scaled back the amount expected in western Washington but said it would still be a significant event.