AlertSense Alerts Sign up to receive public safety alerts and severe weather warnings that could directly impact you and your family. These alerts are provided free of charge, however standard text messaging rates and other charges may apply. Optionally, feel free to download the AlertSense myAlerts App for Apple and Android devices. Another easy way to … Read more

Emergency Severe Winter Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness 

Emergency Severe Winter Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness  Click to find out what severe winter shelters and centers are open. For more information about each location, go to our Severe Winter Shelter and Warming Center Locations section of this page. You can call 360-788-7983 for severe weather shelter availability.  Bellingham Overnight Shelter Status last updated: 12/2/22, 08:32 am … Read more

Whatcom County Health Dept. Wildfire Smoke Information 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 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 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: Birch Bay: Blaine: Deming: Everson: Ferndale: Kendall: Lummi Island: Lummi Reservation: Lynden: Maple Falls: Nooksack Reservation: Point Roberts: Sudden Valley: Sumas: