Current Emergency Info

WHATCOM UNIFIED EMERGENCY OPPERATION CENTER (EOC) IS CURRENTLY At Phase II Activation for Winter Storm, Snow, and High Wind Risk over the next several days.

Cold weather over the next several days may bring lowland snow and freezing overnight temperatures.

Cold weather overnight shelters may be made available within the City of Bellingham if overnight temperatures drop below 28 degrees.  To find out if cold weather shelters will be made available contact The Interfaith Coalition Cold Weather Shelters at 360-788-7983.

High winds have disrupted power across the county.  Current outage information can be found on PSE’s Outage Map.

*At a “PHASE I” Whatcom Unified staff members are engaged in normal program management, and Duty Officers are serving normal week long duty rotations.

*At a “PHASE II” the Duty Officer and or Whatcom Unified staff members conduct ongoing hazard assessments, watch levels, and prepare for the logistics of a full PHASE III EOC stand-up if needed.
*At a “PHASE III” activation an EOC has been fully stood up.

Call 911 for life-threatening or other immediate public safety issues.

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