– The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch until 5pm today
Issuing Office: Seattle/Tacoma
Source: National.Weather.Service (NWS)
4:00am PDT, Sun Oct 22
FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON…THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR…THURSTON.
* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON * HEAVY RAIN IS ALMOST OVER IN THE AREA BUT MOST RIVERS ARE STILL RISING AND NOT YET OUT OF THE THREAT FOR POSSIBLE FLOODING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.
– While 5″ of rain was forecast for last week, our area received much more
Tuesday, Oct. 17 = .12 inches
Wednesday, Oct. 18 = 1.52 inches, broke the former record for this day set in 1958 of 1.43″.
Thursday, Oct. 19 = .90 inches
Friday, Oct. 20 = .37 inches
Saturday, Oct. 21 = 2.91 inches broke the former record for this day set in 1966 of 1.21″.
Total for week = 5.82″ as recorded at the Olympia Regional Airport’s NWS station.