SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a strong frontal system moving through the Northwest today is bringing high winds and heavy rains in places in Western Washington with snow on the way for the Cascades.
There’s a wind advisory through tonight for the northern interior and Admiralty Inlet.
A flood watch is in effect through Friday afternoon for rivers in Mason and Whatcom counties.
Forecasters say the snow level will lower to 3,000 feet Friday, dropping snow on the Cascade passes.
Rainfall amounts from the storm are expected in the 3-to-5-inch range for the Olympics, 2-4 inches for the Cascades and about an inch in the interior lowlands south of Seattle.
The Skokomish River is expected to reach flood stage Friday.