Washington rain triggers flooding

Washington Rain Triggers Flooding
Heavy rainfall leads to flood warnings on Western Washington rivers and the evacuation of Mount Rainier National Park.

ORTING, Wash. (KING) Heavy rainfall led to a number of flood warnings on western Washington rivers and the evacuation of Mount Rainier National Park on Tuesday.

As of 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Tacoma and Olympia were among the cities reporting more than an inch of 24-hour rainfall. Seattle had about two-thirds of an inch.

Officials at Mount Rainier National Park have temporarily closed park access at the Nisqually entrance in the southwest corner of the park because of flooding.

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