Evacuations underway as flooding hits Washington State


(WFLA/NBC) — Multiple counties in Washington’s Puget Sound region are evacuating after seeing heavy rainfall Friday.

NBC reports that at least nine rivers and creeks across western Washington were under flood warnings.

The flooding was caused by heavy rainfall and snowmelt, leading to a flood watch for most of western Washington through Saturday afternoon.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.

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