One of the main roads between Seattle and Eastern Washington remained closed Saturday after a week of heavy rain and snow caused widespread flooding and avalanches that left at least one person missing.
A 72-year-old man never returned after leaving his residence to move his car to higher ground on Friday morning west of Olympia, Washington, in Cosmopolis, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported.
The man’s home was on a flooded road and authorities believed his car was swept into floodwaters down a steep bank next to his driveway.
In Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood, firefighters rescued a man who was trapped in his basement after his home slid down a hillside, Fox 13 reported. A woman escaped on her own while one dog died and another