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Calmer weather this weekend after early fall storms douse Puget Sound

Saturday will bring a few more scattered showers to the region, but a stretch of warm weather is on the way next week.

SEATTLE — Western Washington saw a significant amount of rainfall Wednesday through Friday, during the first fall storms of the season. 

Cities across the region were drenched with several inches of rain over a three- day period, including Seattle, which set back-to-back daily rainfall records Sept. 23 and Sept. 24.

A few showers will continue Saturday mixed with sunbreaks, but much of the day appears to be drier.

On Sunday, we will see high pressure begin to build along the west coast. This should give us partly to a mostly sunny day. The high pressure will settle in along the west coast and stay in place all the way through at least the following weekend with highs mostly in the 70s.

The Olympic peninsula was drenched, with areas recording 5 inches of total rain or more. In Clallam County, Forks received 4.83 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service. A total of 9.45 inches of rain was recorded on Owl Mountain in Jefferson County. 

In Kitsap County, areas of Bremerton saw up to 3 inches of rain. Poulsbo received 1.45 inches of rain.

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Cities across King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties received upwards of an inch of rain or more. Up in Whatcom County, Bellingham received just over 1.5 inches of rain.

Sea-Tac set a new daily rainfall record Sept. 23 with 0.97 inches of rain as of 8 p.m. The old record was 0.74 inches set in 1986. Hoquiam also set a new record on Sept. 23 with 1.32 inches of rainfall, beating its previous record of 1.30 inches set back in 2014.

Look up rainfall totals in your area here.