Whatcom County Health Dept. Wildfire Smoke Information

https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3308/Wildfire-Smoke Smoke from fires can be dangerous for everyone. Fortunately, there are steps you can take both before and during smoky days to protect your health. Know where to get information about the latest air quality conditions. Follow Northwest Clean Air Agency and the Washington State Smoke Blog for up-to-date information.

NW Clean Air

https://nwcleanairwa.gov/air-quality-center/ Get updates and information about the air quality in northwest Washington. Our agency operates real-time ambient air quality monitors in seven locations in our jurisdiction. Most of these air quality monitors keep track of air pollution in populated areas. Others – like the monitor near Lynden – measure regional background air quality.

Whatcom Small Business Recovery Grants

https://insight-editor.livestories.com/s/v2/whatcom-community-foundation-small-business-relief-fund/7e3dea8a-18b8-4869-a23b-2a6d3d2a7078?fbclid=IwAR0DwLg1V3avdsQgjWSTiqloNiBx7AuFHPPVWB2A3dWA0rHnFCTJ0_SypX0 Grants up to $5,000. The Fund is providing resources to support and invest in the recovery and resilience of Whatcom County’s flood affected small businesses to preserve community character and foster economic viability. Recovery Grants are intended to help cover essential expenses, including rent, payroll, repairs and mitigation measures to better face future disasters. … Read more

Ferndale Severe Weather Shelter – United Church of Ferndale

Please call or text “help” to (360) 612-5075 for current shelter status and location. The emergency shelter is open in the winter and during severe weather events to provide individuals and families in need with a safe place to sleep, warm food, and referrals to community resources whenever possible. Locations: Primary – United Church of … Read more

National Weather Service Zone Area Forecasts

Bellingham: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.7589&lon=-122.482#.YbI1c72IaCg Birch Bay: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9333&lon=-122.7263#.YbI1k72IaCg Blaine: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.994&lon=-122.7489#.YbI2er2IaCg Deming: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.8268&lon=-122.2177#.YbI2jb2IaCg Everson: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9058&lon=-122.354#.YbI2sb2IaCg Ferndale: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.8476&lon=-122.5935#.YbI2yL2IaCg Kendall: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9169&lon=-122.1378#.YbI24L2IaCg Lummi Island: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.7204&lon=-122.6832#.YbI2_b2IaCg Lummi Reservation: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.76&lon=-122.6424#.YbI3Jb2IaCg Lynden: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9429&lon=-122.4508#.YbI3P72IaCg Maple Falls: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9513&lon=-122.1469#.YbI0tL2IaCg Nooksack Reservation: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.8843&lon=-122.3485#.YbI3Wb2IaCg Point Roberts: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9887&lon=-123.0569#.YbI3lb2IaCg Sudden Valley: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.7231&lon=-122.3448#.YbI3rb2IaCg Sumas: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=48.9996&lon=-122.265#.YbI3yr2IaCg

Whatcom County Government Flood Response Information

Website: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3827/Flood-Response-Information How to Document Flood Damage Current River Levels and Forecasts Road Closures and Power Outages Shelter Information My Home or Business Was Impacted Donations and Volunteering Staying Healthy and Safe Mail Delivery in North East Whatcom County Waiver of Emergency Repair Permit Fees

Whatcom County Flooding Call Center

(360) 788-5303 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily This line is available for those impacted by recent flooding who might not have internet access. You can reach them (360) 788-5303 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Staff are prepared to respond to calls regarding: how to get help (food, shelter, sandbagging, cleanup); current road … Read more