Flooding and Landslide Threats
This weekend is a busy time with travel, shopping, etc. Drive carefully as there may be localized flooding and pooling water on the roadways.
The National Weather Service has included Thurston County in their flood watch due to the amount of rain predicted. We will be posting updates as they are received. Our Facebook and Twitter are updated regularly by our 24/7 duty officer.This was received today: ...HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED THREAT OF LANDSLIDES IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...
tonight. At the coast, rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely, Recent rains have increased soil moisture to high levels across Western Washington, with heavy rainfall expected at times today and with a half to one and a half inches over the interior lowlands.
For more information about current conditions, visit: 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
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