KING COUNTY, Wash. — Heavy rain across much of Western Washington on Monday night caused flooding in some rivers and roads in King and Snohomish Counties early Tuesday, prompting warnings from the National Weather Service.
The NWS upgraded the flood warning for the Snoqualmie River at the falls and Carnation to major severity after 4 to 6 inches of rainfall fell overnight.
Minor flooding was forecast at Skykomish River at Gold Bard, Tolt River near Carnation, Snoqualmie River and Nooksack River in Whatcom County.
The waters will run fast in the morning but recede in the late morning through the afternoon. The heavy rainfall is over, and drier conditions are expected to develop later in the day.
According to the Snoqualmie Police Department, there are several roads near Snoqualmie and North Bend that have flooded, and officers warned people to not drive on flooded roadways.
The remainder of Tuesday as well as Wednesday and Thursday will feature a mix of clouds and sun. The area will likely get a weak front through on Friday with a few light showers, followed by much cooler and mainly sunny weather for the weekend and into Halloween week.
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