As much I like to remember the September setting of the moon over our bay, our area has received the 1st Special Weather Statement for the fall……..(SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA – issued 406 PM PDT WED OCT 10 2012)
HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS W. WASHINGTON THIS WEEKEND TO EARLY NEXT WEEK
|A Pattern Change will Bring Wet Weather Back to Western washington Friday Through the Weekend After a Prolonged Dry Spell.
Weak Weather Systems will Affect the area on Friday and Saturday with Widespread Measurable Rainfall Expected. a Stronger System will then Steer Heavy Rain Into the Pacific Northwest Late Saturday Night Through Possibly Monday Night.If the Forecast Models are Correct, this will be the First Significant storm of the Season.
Some Forecast Models Show Several Inches of Rain in the Mountains with Sharp Rises Expected on The Rivers. The Olympics May See 4 to 8 Inches of Rain Through Monday Night, with 2 to 5 Inches Possible in the Cascades.
As for The Lowlands, the Coast May See 1 to 4 Inches, with 1 to 2 Inches Of Rain in the Interior.Breezy to Windy Conditions are Also Forecast over this Period. The Coast and North Interior are Likely to be the Windiest Locations.
Models Have Not Pinned Down the Exact storm Track so There Are Some Uncertainties in the Timing and Impacts of this System. Monitor Forecasts from the National Weather Service for the Latest Updates.