Rain sets records across Western WashingtonSeptember 29, 2013 @ 10:41 am
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Saturday's rain set records across Western Washington, from Olympia to Bellingham. And the National Weather Service says the rain isn't over yet.
Record rainfall of 1.71 inches fell was recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Saturday. The weather service says that is more than double the old record of 0.83 of an inch set in 1948.
A record rainfall of 2.93 inches was set in Olympia, breaking the old record of 0.82 set in 1971.
A record was also set at the Hoquiam airport, where 1.78 inches fell on Saturday. The old record of just over an inch was set in 1962.
Another record was set at the Quillayute airport, with 1.93 inches of rain. That broke the previous record of 1.32 set in 1971.
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