Forecasters say cooler temperatures will follow Tuesday’s rain and blustery weather across Washington.
Forecasters say a half-inch to more than 2 inches of rain fell Monday night, adding to the 2 to 5 inches of rain that fell in the lowlands in the past week. The soaking has increased the landslide risk level to moderate.
The National Weather Service says the Western Washington lowlands could get up to 1 inch of rain with 1 to 3 inches likely in the mountains.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway spokesman says continuing mudslides are forcing the cancellation of passenger train service between Seattle and Everett until Tuesday morning.
After drying out for a few of days, Washington is in for more rain.
Residents in Washington and Oregon braced for more wet weather after a fierce storm swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks, cut power to nearly 50,000 residents, and caused at least one death.
Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.
Wet and windy weather with mountain snow will continue this week in Washington, but there may be a lull for turkeys to land on Thanksgiving Day tables, forecasters said.
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.
Get out the rain gear, the wet stuff is coming back to Seattle.