Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’re probably well aware that Washington has been slammed with unprecedented weather patterns. The state has seen record-breaking rains, flooding, and just downright bizarre weather. Of course, Washingtonians have taken a sec to record some of this so let’s take a look at just what people across the state have seen so far.
Here are the craziest pictures from Washington’s big storm.
To start let’s look at some data. Clearly, cities across the state were getting hit with some serious wind.
Very windy conditions – now is a great time to charge devices, double check flashlight batteries, and give your emergency kit a look. You can also sign up for alerts from your local emergency managers – visit https://t.co/d9bPpQZHMh for more information. https://t.co/lDvrrrE5cI
— WA Emergency Management (@waEMD) November 15, 2021
How did that play out you ask? Well, take a look at what happened in Marysville.
#storm #hurricane in Marysville Washington USA pic.twitter.com/YbULdzv9S7
— Aleksander Onishchuk (@Brave_spirit81) November 16, 2021
Further north, things weren’t much better. The wind actually tipped over a truck on the Deception Pass bridge which is absolutely terrifying.
It looks like a semi truck has tipped onto the railing of the Deception Pass bridge. It’s gusting 56 mph over here! pic.twitter.com/PPS5HyDPJ5
— Emily Gilbert (@m_l_e_gilbert) November 15, 2021
Need a closer look? Here ya go.
NEW #VIDEO! Windstorm blows over 18-Wheeler on the Deception Pass Bridge. Also some amazing waves and coastal flooding with debris going across the road at West Beach on Whidbey Island. Shots of the 18-wheeler and flooding are scattered throughout the video. #wawx #wind pic.twitter.com/RYdLOo91XT
— Washington Weather Chasers (@WaWxChasers) November 15, 2021
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Nearby in Bellingham, folks were getting a very wet walk at Whatcom Creek.
Lots of flooding in Washington State https://t.co/xp51RkYlec
— Nicholas Isabella (@NycStormChaser) November 16, 2021
If you thought the flooding creek was crazy just look at what Bellingham residents had to contend with.
Heavy rainfall in western Washington led to major flooding that inundated roads and stranded people in their cars as a powerful storm packing high winds pounded the Pacific Northwest. https://t.co/o0Sitln9q1 pic.twitter.com/jIs4M5nSHG
— ABC News (@ABC) November 15, 2021
It’s pretty much on par with nearby Sumas.
My heart aches for Sumas. #wawx @NWSSeattle @ScottSeattleWx @MorganKIRO7 pic.twitter.com/PVZUTiiTbm
— Randy Small – Whatcom County Weather (@RandySmall) November 15, 2021
How did all this look in Seattle? Straight up ominous.
With sun to our south and the convergence zone to our north, the contrast is quite a sight to behold. #wawx pic.twitter.com/a3JMUDus8p
— NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) November 15, 2021
We’ll keep our fingers crossed for calmer weather this week and period. Large portions of Washingtonians are still without power and if you’d like to see the extent you can click here. Stay safe out there and let’s all hope for a drier end to the month.
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