Flood alert issued for Snoqualmie River

SEATTLE (AP) — The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase 3 flood alert for the Snoqualmie River.

As of Monday at 8:30 a.m., the river was flowing at 20,060 cubic feet per second, which is just above the Phase 3 alert level threshold.

Officials say there's a potential for widespread, moderate flooding.

The flood center opened at 9:40 p.m. on Sunday as steady rain brought sharp rises to many King County rivers.

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