Detroit Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Washington, Western Skagit County

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:08 PM PST on February 07, 2016


For the first month of 2016... January was near to above normal for
much of Washington state. The exceptions were the northwest interior
and the western slopes of the Cascades... which ended the month with
below normal values. The water year values were near to above normal
for the entire state.

In western Washington... the monthly percentage of normal for
precipitation ranged from 79 percent in the northwest interior to
127 percent in the Puget Sound lowlands. The greatest amount of
precipitation at the climate stations for the
mountains... coast... and interior lowlands was 21.66 inches at the
Hoh Ranger station in the Olympics... 17.15 at Aberdeen... and 17.58
inches at Grays River in the southwest interior.

For eastern Washington... the percentage of normal for precipitation
ranged from 98 percent in the Palouse and Blue Mountains to 167
percent in the Central Basin. The greatest amount of precipitation
at climate stations for the mountains and lowlands was 10.10 inches
at Mount Adams Ranger station on the eastern slopes of the
Cascades... and 3.71 inches at Newport in the northeast region.

The outlook for February and beyond... for the next two weeks the
outlook is for above normal precipitation for Washington state. The
monthly outlook for February... as well as the three month outlook
for February through April... are calling for below
normal precipitation for the entire state.

The Table below gives precipitation figures as a percent of normal
for regions of Washington. The current water year began 1 October
2015 and ends 30 September 2016.

                       January water year past 3 past 12
                         2016 to date months months
western Washington
coast 122 120 126 103
Olympics 106 114 119 101
northwest interior 79 118 122 103
Puget Sound lowlands 127 137 141 116
southwest interior 107 128 134 102
west foothills casca 100 129 132 106
Cascades west 84 129 131 107

Eastern Washington
east slopes Cascades 118 146 148 114
Okanogan 145 131 139 94
Central Basin 167 141 154 107
northeast 142 133 136 98
Palouse and blue mtn 98 112 119 88



The Table below expresses precipitation in inches and as a percent of
normal for a variety of locations around the state. Occasionally
missing data at a site are estimated using observed data from
surrounding stations.

                    January water year past 12 months
                inches pct inches pct inches pct

Quillayute 15.72 108 59.70 111 101.01 113
Hoquiam 14.30 138 47.72 126 68.12 117
Bellingham 3.04 67 22.29 123 38.01 125
Seattle 7.45 134 31.84 152 48.62 139
Olympia 8.47 108 41.47 145 59.31 132
Longview 6.68 101 33.93 135 48.95 115

Concrete 10.81 108 47.11 121 74.29 119
Snoqualmie fall 8.10 92 40.93 124 66.22 118
randle* 8.09 100 38.45 127 60.02 117
Diablo dam 11.38 96 52.49 114 83.37 123
Stampede Pass 11.00 91 66.39 145 90.59 125
paradise* 15.32 84 87.02 132 129.99 122

Winthrop 3.75 192 13.19 173 17.68 128
Stehekin 7.89 120 35.29 149 43.91 142
leavenworth* 5.31 118 25.00 161 29.77 134
Mount Adams 10.10 137 40.99 148 55.26 131
Wenatchee 2.22 167 6.08 128 9.84 115
Yakima 2.31 201 6.96 163 10.57 136

Coulee dam* 1.54 145 6.52 145 10.05 103
Lind 1.90 162 6.04 131 9.61 113
Republic 2.52 169 9.03 140 17.00 107
Spokane 2.74 153 9.10 120 14.91 102
Pullman 2.62 105 10.61 118 19.62 104
Dayton 1.45 64 9.56 110 15.32 87

* = estimated


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement

More From CBS Detroit

Daily J
Valenti and Foster

Watch & Listen