Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency in five counties to facilitate emergency repairs to state and local roadways damaged by recent storms and slope erosion.
The proclamation signed Wednesday allows the state transportation department to seek federal money for roadway damage that occurred between Nov. 25 and Dec. 1.
The proclamation covers Clallam, Jefferson, King, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
Associated Press Contributed to this report.