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Wettest September on record; wind & rain continue

SEATTLE We are on track to be the wettest September on record for SeaTac with almost 6 inches of rain by midnight tonight.The previous record is 5.95″ back in 1978. It’s already the wettest September on record for Olympia, with almost 8 inches of rain and more on the way today.

The winds are still whipping out there, but they’ve calmed down from overnight.  It’s chilly — highs today upper 50s to near 60. Oh yeah, we’re also getting some thunderstorms today.

Tomorrow, showers and a chance of thunderstorms continue, but the winds will be calmer.  Wednesday, we’ll have a few showers with highs cooler, mid-to-upper 50s. Thursday & Friday look dry and warmer — back into the 60s.

It looks like rain returns this weekend, overnight Saturday into Sunday, but it’s too early to pinpoint this.

Viewer photos of the day . . .

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A gusher in Tacoma at 27th & Pacific Ave. The sewers could not handle all the rain, so water gushed up like fountains all along Pacific. From Amber in Tacoma.

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Sunset from the Narrows Airport. From B.J. in Gig Harbor, who was having dinner there.

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Cashton, the Military Officer. From Lisa in Puyallup.

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Logan the Scarecrow. From Kelly in Olympia.

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