Weather warnings in effect in Grays Harbor

If you see water on the roadway, don’t try to drive through it. Turn around and don’t drown.

That’s the advice National Weather Service Meteorologist Steve Reedy is giving Harborites in the face of a sever thunderstorm warning and a flood watch.

The thunderstorm warning officially ends a 4:45 p.m., but Reedy said thunderstorms will likely continue overnight and into tomorrow. The floodwatch will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Sept. 6. The weather is the result of a low-pressure system, which Reedy said is very unusual for this time of year.

“Usually we don’t have this kind of precipitation until at least October,” Reedy said. “People living near creeks or rivers should just keep an eye on them — especially small creeks.”