Pineapple Express http://kplu.org en Tuesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-3 <p><em>Overnight storm knocks out power to tens of thousands, flooding rivers are receding, video of a water rescue near Everett, and rail commuters get a reprieve.</em></p><p><strong> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 15:39:11 +0000 KPLU News Staff 360 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines Landslide risk high, state asks public's help http://kplu.org/post/landslide-risk-high-state-asks-publics-help <p>The heavy rains dumped by the Pineapple Express have caused so many landslides, the state is asking your help in keeping track of them.&nbsp;</p><p>The National Weather Service reports 29 major landslides since Friday.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.dnr.wa.gov/RecreationEducation/News/Pages/2010_12_13_landslides_nr.aspx">Washington's Department of Natural Resources reports</a> the slides have damaged roads, houses, and power lines across western Washington, and portions of the Burke-Gilman trail in Seattle.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 01:50:42 +0000 KPLU News Staff 355 at http://kplu.org Landslide risk high, state asks public's help Monday morning headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-morning-headlines <p><i>Floods and mudslides follow heavy rains, commuters can expect delays, and Seattle counts the landslides.</i></p><p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:21:18 +0000 KPLU News Staff 352 at http://kplu.org Monday morning headlines Record rains flood western Washington rivers http://kplu.org/post/record-rains-flood-western-washington-rivers <p>Record rainfall in the Pacific Northwest has triggered mudslides and caused record flooding along some Western Washington rivers. &nbsp;As many rivers recede this morning, some are still cresting, including the <span scaytid="4" scayt_word="Snohomish">Snohomish</span> River, where water levels are expected to remain above flood stage through Tuesday.</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:01:22 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 351 at http://kplu.org Record rains flood western Washington rivers Pineapple Express brings flooding on Sunday http://kplu.org/post/pineapple-express-brings-flooding-sunday <p>A big rainstorm is headed to western Washington this weekend.&nbsp; Forecasters say Saturday should start out pleasant, with the rainstorm hitting south Puget Sound in the late morning, and the Seattle area by around noon.</p><p>It’s not supposed to be as bad as devastating storms a few years ago, but flooding is likely on some rivers.&nbsp;</p><p>There are a few rivers in western Washington that flood regularly – such as the Skokomish and the Tolt.&nbsp; This year, you can add one more to that list, a section of the Puyallup River in eastern Pierce County.</p> Sat, 11 Dec 2010 00:39:25 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 345 at http://kplu.org Pineapple Express brings flooding on Sunday