WESTERN WASHINGTON: Downpour forecast to start Thursday

September 4, 2013 

Heavy rain could fall throughout Western Washington on Thursday and Friday, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

It’s difficult to predict when and where the storms will happen, meteorologists said, and they can descend quickly. The Weather Service issued a special weather statement Tuesday, advising residents to pay close attention to the forecast.

Showers and thunderstorms could drift across the region with a low pressure system expected to come from the north Oregon coast.

Some of the storms could bring more than an inch of rain in less than an hour, according to the Weather Service.

alexis.krell@ thenewstribune.com

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