Flooding,Wind,& Snow for Your Holiday

(National Weather Service, Seattle WASH) A Flood Watch remains in effect for Mason, Skagit, Whatcom, King, Lewis, Pierce and Snohomish Counties through Friday afternoon. A Wind advisory is in effect for the North Coast, San Juan and Whatcom Counties and the Admiralty Inlet area for tonight through 4 AM Thursday …

Whatcom County Flood Watch Continues

(Whatcom County, WASH) The National Weather Service makes their river predictions using several different weather models and the variation in river model results reflects the uncertainty in rainfall amounts.  The amount of rainfall  expected in the mountains ranges from 4 – 8” for the different weather models; the latest river …

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT TONIGHT- LATE WED NIGHT

(Whatcom County, WASH) The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting some wet weather starting this afternoon and continuing through Thanksgiving. The first wave of rain is expected to start this afternoon and continue into Tuesday morning with the heaviest rainfall  expected to be focused over the southern Cascades.  From late …

Drop,cover,hold Drill Today!

(Bellingham, WASH) Today around the state numerous folks practiced in the Great Shakeout 2014. The drill gave Washington State residents a chance to practice what they would do in and earthquake. The steps were as followed: Drop, Cover, and Hold On: Have your residents Drop to the ground, take Cover …

Winter Storms and Cinnamon Rolls?

  Bellingham, WASH) Winter storms and cinnamon rolls can only mean one thing; Whatcom Unified Emergency Managements Fall Flood and Winter Strom Readiness meeting for agencies and organizations. Over 70 attendees  from public, private, and non governmental agencies from the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia were at the Whatcom Unified Emergency …

What is the Safest Community in Whatcom County?

The community in Sudden Valley will join jurisdictions like Lynden, Acme, Lummi Island, and Ferndale this Saturday as they host their 2014 Community Flood/ Winter Storm Preparedness Fair. Lynden, Lummi Island, and Ferndale completed theirs earlier this fall. Sudden Valley Association will be working on making their community safer when …