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Flood watch in place for northwest Washington state following heavy rain

Floodwater covers a roadway near a closed crossing to Canada, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Sumas, Wash. An atmospheric river—a huge plume of moisture extending over the Pacific and into Washington and Oregon—caused heavy rainfall in recent days, bringing major flooding in the area. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) NVJL229 NVJL229

Moderate flooding is expected late Saturday and early Sunday in parts of northwest Washington, with heavier flooding possible along the Skagit River on Sunday afternoon.

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