More than 100 people gathered in the pouring rain to watch the waters of Budd Inlet at the bottom of Puget Sound creep near the top of Percival Landing during a 17-foot tide. It was the type of high tide that happens a few times a year now, but will become more frequent in downtown Olympia, if sea level rise projections hold true.
More than 100 people gathered in the pouring rain to watch the waters of Budd Inlet at the bottom of Puget Sound creep near the top of Percival Landing during a 17-foot tide. It was the type of high tide that happens a few times a year now, but will become more frequent in downtown Olympia, if sea level rise projections hold true. Steve Bloom The Olympian
More than 100 people gathered in the pouring rain to watch the waters of Budd Inlet at the bottom of Puget Sound creep near the top of Percival Landing during a 17-foot tide. It was the type of high tide that happens a few times a year now, but will become more frequent in downtown Olympia, if sea level rise projections hold true. Steve Bloom The Olympian

Rising sea levels could leave downtown Olympia under water. Can it be saved?

June 30, 2017 10:00 PM