Rains Create Landslide Threat in Western Washington

November 28, 2016

The National Weather Service in Seattle is warning that recent heavy rainfall has led to an increased threat of landslides throughout the western part of the state.

The alert notes that the recent rainfall has put extra pressure on the instability of soil that has already been saturated from rain over the past several weeks.

The Weather Service also issued a flood watch for Grays Harbor, Lewis and Thurston counties.

oklahoma_rainIt also issued a flood warning for the Chehalis River near Grand Mound in Thurston County.

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