Shallow Landslide Hazard Forecast Map
   

The modeled shallow landslide hazard map shown below is based on antecedent rainfall, 24-hour, and 48-hour predicted rainfall.

Click on a zone within a county for more information about the general landslide hazard forecasted for that area.

This landslide hazard information is produced in a partnership between the Washington State Department of Natural Resources—Division of Geology and Earth Resources and NOAA—National Weather Service.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This Website is a beta version and is under construction. Timely delivery of data and products from this server through the Internet is not guaranteed. The data on this site cannot be used to predict definitely that landslides will or will not occur; it is intended to show the relative hazard of occurrence. Landslides may occur in counties that have a low hazard rating and may not occur in all or any areas at high hazard.

This site provides daily hazard levels for precipitation-induced shallow landslides in Washington State. Hazard levels are calculated using a model based on antecedent and predicted rainfall. Hazard levels are graphically portrayed for counties, subdivided into National Weather Service forecast zones. The model is intended for use as a shallow landslide forecasting tool for use by city and county emergency managers.

The map is not predictive, nor does it forecast the potential for deep-seated landslides. If a landslide occurs, evacuate the area and contact your local emergency management agency.

Current Landslide Hazard

  • Below Model Threshold
  • Low
  • Moderate
  • High
  • Extreme

Resources

Official National Weather Service (NWS) dissemination systems that can provide timely delivery of data and products:

Other resources:

Contact us

For information on this website:
Division of Geology & Earth Resources
Geologic Hazards Section
Washington State Department of
Natural Resources
360-902-1450