Plenty of water in the snow pack to be released
As the graphic indicates, this is the amount of water contained within the snow that is on the ground from a survey done this past Sunday through Tuesday. Much of the western mountains and northern areas of the state have 4-9" of water waiting to be released from its frozen condition. While this event may not eliminate it in its entirety, I suspect this graphic to look less ominous by this time next week.
Along with river flooding, comes
Seven year forecaster.