Northwest Pounded by Storm

Record rain slams Northwest with hurricane gusts of wind and widespread flooding.
2:45 | 09/29/13

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A month of rain falling this weekend alone, the wettest september ever recorded in some places. And there is more to come tonight. Seattle setting a record, so much rain, part of the roof giving way at the seattle tacoma airport. Sea-tac, as we call it. In tacoma, washington, a manhole exploding, a burst of water shooting up in the middle of the street, which would soon turn into a river there. Fierce winds have brought down trees, knocking down power lines. Winds reaching more than 70 miles an hour are expected overnight. Abc meteorologist ginger zee leading us off with the images coming in right now and the watches and warnings as we start this new work week. Reporter: And that is just one of the crazy scenes playing out across the pacific northwest. From oregon to washington, they're plowing through a second day of record rain. It scares the hell out of me, to be honest with you. I mean, it's pretty intimidating. Just came down. It was a deluge. Reporter: More than a month's worth of water in less than 24 hours. Sinking cars, shutting down roads. The roof giving way at seattle tacoma airport. Seattle, astoria and olympia marking the wettest september days ever. This is crazy weather. It's unbelievable. Reporter: And with all this rain comes wild winds. Gusts up to 75 miles per hour. The wind is so strong, i can't even contain myself right now. Reporter: Power lines stripped. More than 4,000 still in the dark. Trees puncturing homes and cars. In portland, they are cleaning up before round two tonight. Raking drains, pushing stalled cars out. Hopefully it doesn't start raining again. Reporter: But it will. And for some, that rain will turn to this. Through tuesday, up to two feet of snow could fall in the cascades. Wow, rain, hurricane gusts and snow to come. And more to come, ginger? Reporter: Right, well, this is definitely autumn. We are transitioning pretty quickly to winter in some places. Let me show you how much more rain. This is not normal for this area this time of year. But we do have more to come and some areas going to pick up another two to four inches, david. And look at the wind that comes along with it. This is actually more concerning, as far as the danger involved, to me. Because just east of the metro, you're talking 40 to even 80-mile-per-hour gusts. Some of the ski resorts reporting 90 miles an hour already. Could be very dangerous on the roadways. The warnings in effect? Reporter: Right, these go all the way through tuesday. I want to show the warnings, because the wind watches and advisories are widespread. You can see about seven states at least with some of thhi am concerned. Reporter: Across the

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