Incoming front to bring up to two inches of rain and 25 mph winds to Puget Sound region

Rain lovers, rejoice: After months of dry weather, Seattle is set to receive its first major rainfall of the season as a fall-like weather pattern returns on Friday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Seattle is currently predicting that rain and wind will begin to pick up in Western Washington on Friday and last through the weekend, with Seattle set to receive 1.5 to 2 inches of precipitation.
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SNAPPED: Sooo you’re saying there’s a chance for snow

UINTA MOUNTAINS — The National Weather Service (NWS) is reporting the there is a slight chance for snowfall in the High Uinta Mountains next week. The potential for powder highlights the fall weather shift that is going to take place in the coming days. NWS is currently forecasting Monday’s high temperature in Park City next […]
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Flash Flood Watch issued for Arlington, Falls Church, Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax by NWS

Effective: 2021-09-16 14:44:00 EDT Expires: 2021-09-16 21:00:00 EDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Severe Certainty: Possible Instruction: You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Target Area: Arlington, Falls Church, Alexandria; Eastern Loudoun; Fairfax; Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park; Western Loudoun FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of DC, Maryland and northern Virginia, including the following areas: in DC, District of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford and Southern Baltimore. In northern Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park and Western Loudoun. * Until 9 PM EDT this evening. * Slow moving showers and thunderstorms will produce very heavy rainfall, potentially leading to areas of flash flooding. Rainfall rates may reach two inches per hour.

Red Flag Warning issued for Colorado River Basin by NWS

Effective: 2021-09-16 13:46:00 MDT Expires: 2021-09-16 19:00:00 MDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Severe Certainty: Likely Instruction: A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. Target Area: Colorado River Basin RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490 * AFFECTED AREA...In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin. * WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent. * IMPACTS...Conditions will become favorable for easy ignition and rapid spread of fires due to low relative humidity and strong gusty winds through early evening.