Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

Click here for office and department contact information
Click here for information on COVID-19

Local Weather

We monitor weather throughout Thurston County.  See current conditions at the County Courthouse, as well as links to NOAA's weather information for Thurston County.

County Weather Station

NOAA Weather Links

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is an agency of the United States federal government. NOAA's high-tech instruments monitory daily weather, severe storms and climate trends to help citizens stay informed. Links provided for information only.

National Weather Service Seattle/Tacoma 

National Weather Service Seasonal Climate Prediction Center

Satellite Map - University of Washington's Dept. of Atmospheric Science

Washington State Graphical Forecast Map - Rollover the state map to see up-to-date high and low temperatures, and other weather data

Tides for Budd Inlet in Olympia, Washington from NOAA

Tides and currents for Olympia, Washington provided by University of South Carolina