More king tides coming to Puget Sound, but flooding unlikely

With more king tides expected to start up Tuesday, communities across the Puget Sound region are preparing for the possibility of flooding.

The tides will not be near as large as they were in the last round of flooding at the end of December, according to Dustin Guy, National Weather Service meteorologist, and there is currently no Coastal Flood Advisory in effect.

“They aren’t going to be anything like we saw back in December. In order to get things like coastal flooding, often you have to have not only astronomically high tides but also very low atmospheric pressure,” Guy said. “Other extenuating circumstances like high wind can actually make

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