Special Weather – Statement- Western Washington –


From Tue, Dec 27, 8:00 AM PST To Tue, Dec 27, 4:00 PM PST

Special Weather Statement issued December 26 at 6:42PM PST by NWS Seattle

…HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH TUESDAY AND RECENT SNOWMELT WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED THREAT OF LANDSLIDES IN WESTERN WASHINGTON…

A frontal system will bring another two to four inches of rainfall to the mountains tonight and Tuesday with locally high amounts possible. The lowlands will get one to three inches during this time. This amount of rain will put extra pressure on soil instability, leading to an increased threat of landslides.

For more information about current conditions, visit http://www.weather.gov/seattle, select Hydrology, and then scroll down for the links to the landslide information pages.

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources landslide geologic hazards at: http://bit.ly/2mtA3wn