National Weather Service issues area flood watch

National Weather Service issues area flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued an Area Flood Watch for Clallam and Jefferson counties, as well as Grays Harbor, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston and Whatcom counties.

The flood watch will be in effect from Thursday evening through Sunday evening.

A strong weather system will bring heavy rainfall with 3-7 inches falling across much of Western Washington from Thursday evening through Friday, according to a news release.

Many rivers, as well as urban and small streams throughout the watch area, are at risk of flooding during this time.

Find the latest information about road closures due to flooding on The Inclement Weather Road Report.

Visit kitsap.gov for more information on inclement weather.

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