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Flooding Over The Weekend

River levels will be rising across Western Washington by the end of the week.

Rain will start in earnest this afternoon, continuing through the weekend.

The areas hit the hardest by this atmospheric river will be waterways in Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.

The flooding isn’t expected to be significant or historic; however, roads may be closed — pastures and farms may be flooded as well.

On top of experiencing overwhelmed and swollen rivers and streams, urban flooding is possible.

Rain will be heavy enough to elevate the threat for hydroplaning.  Don’t drive with your cruise control on-according to Triple A.

Driving around Western Washington will be messy by Thursday and Friday.

You know how when you tell your toddler not to run into the puddle? And they do anyway?  Well here goes….

WSDOT suggest not driving through standing water on the roadway.

But maybe if you stand in standing water you will catch a salmon? Possible?

Full story: HERE

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Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.