Monday is bringing heavy rain to Western Washington and the wet weather is expected to last through the week.
The National Weather Service has issued Flood Warnings for the Skokomish River near Potlatch, the Chehalis River at Doty and the Grays River near Rosburg.
There are urban and small river flood advisories for Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston counties. Urban and small river flood warnings are in effect in Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties.
A High Wind warning has been issued for the South and Central Washington coast. Latest forecast
KING 5 Meteorologist Jim Guy forecasts one to two inches of rain around Puget Sound Monday. Winds will be 15 to 25 mph around Puget Sound and 15 to 30 mph over the northwest interior and on the coast.
The heavy rain means an increased risk of landslides.
A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for the west slopes of the Central and Northern Cascades. Guy forecasts the snow level at or above 4,000 to 4,500 feet with 2 to 10 inches of snow possible. The heaviest snow will fall on the higher passes.
Traction tires are advised on Snoqualmie and Stevens passes.
A couple of weaker fronts are expected to sweep through the state, bringing showers at times this week, according to Guy.