Summit at Snoqualmie, WA, Closed Today Due to Heavy Rainfall

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Due to very heavy rainfall expected through the day and the closure of I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass with no current estimated time of opening, The Summit will be temporarily closed today.

The NOAA has issued a flood warning for the area through tomorrow.

.The heavy rain that fell overnight and that will fall today into
tomorrow will cause excessive runoff and flooding of some small
streams and urban areas in the warning area ind addition to the
river flooding expected. There is also an increased risk for
landslides and debris flows as the heavy rain saturates the soils.

Grays Harbor WA-Jefferson WA-King WA-Kitsap WA-Lewis WA-Mason WA-
Pierce WA-Snohomish WA-Thurston WA-
904 AM PST Mon Feb 28 2022


* WHAT...Urban area and small stream flooding caused by excessive
  rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Washington and west central
  Washington, including the following counties, in northwest
  Washington, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason. In west
  central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston.

* WHEN...Until 700 AM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from
  earlier rainfall and continued rainfall. Expect many areas of slow
  moving or standing water and some flooding.

  - At 859 AM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges
    indicated heavy rain. Flooding is ongoing or expected to
    begin shortly in the warned area. Between 1.5 and 3 inches of
    rain have fallen.
  - Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in
    the warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

The resort hopes to reopen tomorrow, but please check for updates before leaving home. Lift tickets purchased for today have been extended and can be used on another date this season. All equipment rentals will be automatically refunded in 7-10 days.

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