After weeks of record snow, rain, and everything in between, the Puget Sound region will finally get a break this weekend, with dry, mild weather on the horizon.
Record-shattering rain drenches Western Washington
According to the National Weather Service, the region can expect a “pretty quiet weekend ahead,” with temperatures topping out in the high 40s, and no major weather events in the forecast.
If it feels like a long time since the Seattle area has been dry for that long… that’s because it has. Prior to this week, it had been 110 days since the city had seen three straight days without measurable precipitation. If rain stays away for long enough this weekend, that streak will finally come to an end.

110 days.
That’s how long it’s been since Seattle had 3 consecutive days w/o measurable precipitation.
Will we do it this weekend? Perhaps. We’ll cut it close Sun evening.
Also, we’ve gained 21 minutes of daylight since the solstice.
Good news for your twitter feed?#wawx
— NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) January 13, 2022

This represents a welcomed relief for Western Washington, following record-shattering rainfall in early January. At one point in Seattle, the city experienced its seventh wettest January day on record (2 inches of rain), while Hoquiam had its most rainfall it had ever seen in a single day in any month (5.78 inches).
Puget Sound region wraps up wild year of record weather
That had swathes of southwest Washington underwater, with flooding at the time fully blocking a 20-mile stretch of I-5 through Lewis County. That also

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