An unusually strong and wet Pacific storm system will impact SW Washington and NW Oregon today. Another Pacific storm expected late Thursday night through Friday morning. This strong late spring Pacific jet stream will aim a band of moisture at our area through Friday with two storms developing throughout this evening.
The first storm will likely drop 1 to 1.5 inches of rain in our area. The heavy rain will also lead to significant rises on rivers in SW Washington tonight. Several rivers have the potential to be near bankfull . Some small streams and urban areas may experience localized flooding.
The storm will also cause quite strong winds for this of year, our area may see wind gusts between 25-35 mph today.
After a brief break on Thursday ANOTHER storm system will arrive later Thursday evening. This storm will bring another wet period Thursday night and Friday morning.