Heavy rain and wind at times are starting the week for Western Washington.

KING 5 Meteorologist Jeff Renner said rain would continue to increase overnight Monday. Up to an inch of rain is possible over the central part of Puget Sound. Winds will also rise.

Expect 10-30 mph winds over the Puget Sound area, with higher gusts possible, especially along or near shorelines, Renner said.

North of Everett, sustained winds could reach 20-40 mph with higher gusts. Expect mild temperatures overnight, mainly in the mid to upper 40s.

A flood warning continues for the Skokomish river at Potlatch. Minor flooding is expected. Also, a flood warning has been issued for the Chehalis river near Grand Mound and Porter.

The flood warning on the Skokomish will remain in effect until further notice; the warning near Grand Mound will remain in effect until Tuesday evening, while the warning near Porter will take effect Tuesday morning, remaining in effect until Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday, rain will change to showers by late morning. Winds will be gusty in the morning at 10-30 mph over or near the Sound and 20-40 mph north of Everett.

Highs will be unseasonably mild, mostly in the low to mid 50s, said Renner.

A mix of rain and snow is likely at Snoqualmie pass, with snow falling at the higher passes. About 3 to 8 inches of snowfall is possible. Snow levels Monday afternoon will be 4,000 feet, rising to 5,000 feet in the evening and over 6,000 feet overnight.

A weekend mudslide canceled Sounder north line commuter train service Monday between Everett and Seattle. The south line trains between Lakewood and Seattle were not affected.

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