How much rain has fallen in the Pacific Northwest? Consider this: It's the second-wettest March ever for Portland, and Seattle is on track for its third-wettest March. We're talking about Portland and Seattle, people.
The National Weather Service is calling for more showers through the weekend, with a good chance of the rain turning to snow early Sunday. The forecast should yield a bit of sunshine on Monday, but the rain is expected to return by next Wednesday, continuing again into next weekend.
In Western Idaho, weather watchers are keeping a close eye on the Weiser River in Washington County. The heavy rain and snow melt has produced a flood warning until this evening. The flood stage is 9.5 feet, and early this morning, the Weiser River was running at 8.9 feet.