This just in from the National Weather Service in Seattle:
A front will bring heavy rain and wind to Western Washington this evening through early Wednesday….
1 to 2 inches of rain is expected for the interior lowlands. Expect strong southerly winds throughout Western Washington.
And it doesn’t stop there. On Monday Cliff Mass posted:
An atmospheric river, a warm current of large amounts of water vapor, will be approaching our region starting later tomorrow (Tuesday), but it will be coming from a less frequent direction: the west. And the result will be the heaviest rainfall to strike our region since last winter.
Finally, a number of the modeling systems are predicting that a deep low pressure center will approach our coast on Saturday morning.
It will take a few days for the solutions to stabilize…but this is worth watching….
The latest run is in…and it is getting more threatening for western Washington! This is valid 5 AM Saturday. Only a 108 hr forecast…close enough that you got to be concerned. 985 hPa low. This would be a major windstorm folks.
And by 10 AM Saturday, the low moves north of Puget Sound after crossing the Olympics…the most threatening windstorm path. I am going to COSTCO tomorrow to buy batteries.