Category Archives: Weather

Volunteers Are Always Ready

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The storms that occurred in Whatcom County from Thursday October 13th through Sunday October 16th came in as a lion and left as a playful cat – and that was a gift that we all enjoyed.  The official flag was … Continue reading

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Potential For Significant Weather Through Sunday

The National Weather Service and Environment Canada models all show that Whatcom County will experience heavy rain and high winds over the next three days.  The total rainfall is projected to be at least a couple inches in the lowlands, and … Continue reading

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The First Storm Of The 2016/2017 Season Has Passed – Are You Ready For More?

This falls first High Wind Warning, as well as the first Gale Warning for our coastal waters have both passed without major impact.  It seems as though the coastal flooding of last winter, the last flood on the Nooksack, and the … Continue reading

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Snow Weather Safety

  How about all this snow? While a big snowfall like this isn’t uncommon in Whatcom County, we’re certainly not Minnesota. And that means we all need to remember some important things to reduce the risks associated with this kind … Continue reading

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Batten Down the Hatches. And Secure Your Loved One’s Heart.

The National Weather Service has issued…well, several warnings and / or watches, about incoming storms. The advisories and notices have been updated or changed so much this week, it’s been hard to keep track. But if there’s anything consistent in … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Winter Fun – Stays Fun

Hooray! The Mt. Baker Ski Area just announced they’re opening this week on Thursday November 21st. So that means it’s time to grab your gear and head for them thar’ hills. Just remember, your winter fun snow gear should include … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Safety

Looks like summer is about to arrive in a major way, with temperatures predicted to reach the 80’s and maybe even the 90’s in some areas. While that’s exciting, there are some important safety tips everyone needs to keep in … Continue reading

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Waters Receding, Hazards Persist

Now that the immediate impacts of this morning’s adverse weather incident are beginning to abate, we want to remind everyone of some key things:  If you are a resident of the Birch-Bay area and were displaced by flooding or other … Continue reading

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Tidal Flooding

WHATCOM UNIFIED IS CURRENTLY ACTIVATED FOR AN EMERGENCY INCIDENT Whatcom Unified is at level three activation. Tidal Flooding is being reported in some parts of the Western County. A declaration of a County Emergency has been requested to ensure sandbags can be made ready … Continue reading

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Significant Weather Alert

Whatcom Unified Emergency Management is monitoring a significant weather event which is due to occur in our area beginning this evening (12/16) and progressing into tomorrow morning.  The most significant impacts are being reported by the National Weather Service, with … Continue reading

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