Famously soggy Seattle sees its wettest fall yet

A series of rainstorms, fed by "atmospheric rivers" have deluged the Pacific Northwest, giving Seattle its wettest fall on record.


National News

December 3, 2021 - 2:30 PM

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle, a city known for soggy weather, has seen its wettest fall on record. 

The National Weather Service says 19.04 inches of rain fell between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30, breaking a record set in 2006. 

A series of wet storms caused by so-called “atmospheric rivers” pounded the Pacific Northwest, causing widespread flooding and damage. Atmospheric rivers are huge plumes of moisture over the Pacific that carry water from oceans onto land.

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