Tag Archives: Whatcom County

Tide Flooding Again!

(Whatcom County/ Lummi Nation) If you live along the water be advised that tidal surge flooding will be impacting all of coastline along Whatcom County. The northern part of the County will be hit hardest. Take all necessary precautions to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Snow Driving Tips

1) Leave early 2)Clean off snow off your auto and windshield before you leave 3) Reduce speed 4) Shift down to stop; just don’t stomp on the brakes 5) If you must break, shift to neutral before attempting breaking Drive … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Shelters Open

(Bellingham, WASH) The icy forecast has caused Interfaith Coalition to open its severe weather shelters starting Monday night. The shelters are open from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. with dinner and breakfast provided. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month

(Whatcom County, WASH) In an emergency, it is to late to plan or prepare- that’s why it’s crucial to have a game plan now. This September, as part of National Preparedness Month, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Division of Emergency Management and … Continue reading

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Reporting Business Impact of I-5 Bridge Collapse

(Whatcom County, WASH) The Governor is requesting local small business owners report any impacts their businesses as a result of the I-5 Bridge Collapse of last Thursday, May 23. Forms are to be turned into your local emergency management office . The information … Continue reading

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“Whatcom Ready” in April

(Whatcom County, WASH)  A disaster will happen in Whatcom County. How well you and your family survive it depends on your current state of training and “readiness” . Now during April’s Disaster Preparedness Month is a perfect time to think about what … 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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Stormy Weather Ahead

(Whatcom County, WASH) National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Mt. Baker. At the same time the rest of Whatcom County will be seeing windy conditions Tuesday night till early Wednesday. Gusts of wind could … Continue reading

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