Cold front ending stretch of warm, dry weatheron May 21, 2012 @ 6:18 am (Updated: 9:00 am - 5/21/12 )
The National Weather Service expects .50 to 1.25 inches on the coast and .25 to .75 inches in the interior lowlands.
"Looks like we're back to reality for our weather for the end of May," said KING 5's Rich Marriott.
There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation in the Seattle area on Tuesday.
The NWS shows scattered showers will remain in the area on Wednesday and Thursday.
"Just a couple showers possible each day," said KING 5's Rich Marriott.
Rain also is forecast in Eastern Washington with a chance of thunderstorms.
Forecasts show cool, cloudy weather with a chance of showers will persist through the weekend in the Puget Sound area.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Cause of Collapse
The I-5 bridge over the Skagit River likely collapsed after a support was struck by a semi truck
I-5 Bridge Collapse
Three people were pulled from the water after I-5 bridge collapsed over the Skagit River
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