Tag Archives: Bellingham

Winterizing Your Home

(Bellingham, WASH) The City of Bellingham has some great advice for winterizing your home. Protecting your water service is one important preparation often overlooked in Whatcom County.   A severe cold snap can lead to frozen or broken pipes. Frozen water … Continue reading

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Rough Weather Continues

(Whatcom County, WASH) Heads up Whatcom County! We can expect the following in the next 24 hours: 1.  SW winds 30-45+ mph west areas today, (can snap small branches off trees and cause brief and minor power outages). Wind decrease after dark … Continue reading

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Local First Responders Collaborate/ Train for Disaster Response

(Bellingham, WASH)    Volunteers, first reponders, and emergency managers from all over Whatcom County gathered together to participate in an Emergency Operations Center exercise yesterday. Over 60 participants attended the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management and the Whatcom Unified … Continue reading

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Wind Advisory

  (Whatcom County, WASH) The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect until noon on Tuesday. Wind gusts up to 20-35 milers per hour expected and could affect Bellingham and Whatcom County.   Impacts could be, broken branches … Continue reading

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Noon Time Flood/ Weather Update

    (Whatcom County) Update from the the National Weather Service as of 12:16:25 PM: THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR PART OF WESTERN WASHINGTON..INCLUDING WHATCOM COUNTY. THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING * HEAVY RAIN OVER THE SOUTHWEST SLOPES OF CASCADE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TODAY … Continue reading

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County Jail Riot

(Bellingham, WASH)  On OCT 24 th , at 9:30 PM, six inmates engaged in a riot at the Whatcom County jail. Damage was done to the jail facility. Corrections Deputies contained the situation and it was brought under control. Deputies … Continue reading

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Gale Warning for Norhern Inland Waters

  The Weather Service has issued a Gale warning for norhern inland waters for Sunday.

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Wet Weather Returns

(Whatcom County, WASH) Wet fall weather is being fore casted by the Weather Service for Friday- Monday. Below you will find their listed forecast. Whatcom Unified Emergency Management encourages all County residents to use caution when driving on the roads. Due to the lack of … Continue reading

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Bellingham Wood Chip Fire

(Whatcom County-10:10 AM)Wood chip fire started 12:26 AM this morning. The fire is contained . The pile fire is being suppressed, while efforts are underway to remove potential fuel from fire. Cause of the fire is unknown at this time. … Continue reading

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Woodchip Fire Near Hannegan/ Bakerview.

(Whatcom County- 8:28AM) Smoke in parts of Bellingham & Whatcom county are from a woodchip pile fire off Hannegan/ Bakerview. Don’t call 911 to report; the fire department is on the scene. We request the public stay away from the … Continue reading

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