Wind, rain, snow forecast for Washington



SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters expect Thanksgiving week to be windy and wet in most of Washington with a chance of flooding in parts of Western Washington and heavy snow in the Cascades and mountains of Eastern Washington.

The National Weather Service says Monday morning’s winds will be followed by a stronger front on Tuesday when a high wind watch is in effect for the coast and northwest interior.

Forecasters expect 4-to-7 inches of rain over the Olympics. A flood watch is in effect through Wednesday afternoon on many peninsula rivers.

The storm is expected to drop 1-to-2 feet of snow in the north Cascades through Tuesday evening. Drivers can expect winter conditions in the passes.

For Thanksgiving, rain is forecast in Western Washington and rain or snow in Eastern Washington.