Flood Watch Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for most of Western Washington, including Mason, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Thurston, Pierce and Lewis counties. The Flood Watch will be in effect through late Tuesday night.

Heavy rain is expected across the area through Tuesday, with the heaviest rainfall expected across the Olympic and Cascades Mountains. This will cause significant rises on rivers beginning Monday morning, with a few rivers expected to reach minor flood stage overnight Monday into Tuesday.