Weather Resources

Weather Resources
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Emergency Shelter Options for Individuals Experiencing HomelessnessWhatcom County Website: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3167/Homeless-Shelters City of Bellingham’s website: https://cob.org/services/housing/homeless/stateofhousing For Night by Night Winter Shelter availability, call 360-788-7983.02/21/2022Community Resources, Emergency/Disaster Resources, Weather Resources, , , , , , , , ,
Ferndale Severe Weather Shelter – United Church of Ferndale

The Severe Weather Shelter will be OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday overnight (Feb 21, 22, 23, 24). The shelter is located at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Doors open at 5 pm and close at 8 am the next morning. If you need a warm place to stay please come! Cots, warm bedding, snacks and drinks provided. Please call 360-612-5075 for up-to-date information.

El Refugio de Clima Severo estará ABIERTO lunes, martes, miércoles, y jueves durante la noche (21, 22, 23, 24 de febrero). El refugio está ubicado en la Iglesia Unida de Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Las puertas se abren a las 5 pm y se cierran a las 8 am de la mañana siguiente. Si necesita un lugar cálientito para alojarse, ¡venga! Cunas, ropa de cama caliente, aperitivos y bebidas. Por favor, lama 360-612-5075 for mas informacion.

Ferndale Severe Weather Shelter – Pilot Program

Please call or text “help” to (360) 612-5075 for current shelter status and location.
The emergency shelter will open this winter (November 15, 2021 – March 31, 2022) 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 Ferndale (2034 Washington St)
Secondary – Christ Lutheran Church (5094 Vista Dr)
Capacity: 12 individuals per night (men, women, and families)

Conditions for activation:

A temperature threshold of 28°F or below is forecasted as the overnight low and/or;
A temperature threshold of 32°F or below is forecasted as the overnight low AND 1” or more of precipitation has accumulated and/or is projected overnight, and/or;
A temperature threshold of 32°F or below is forecasted as the overnight low AND a high wind warning has been issued.
At the discretion of the Program Coordinator, with agreement from the host agency, the shelter may be opened when none of the conditions of activation have been met, if other extenuating severe weather conditions exist (example: the overnight low is only projected to reach 40°F but moderate to major flooding is expected).

02/21/2022Community Resources, Emergency/Disaster Resources, Weather Resources
WA Alert & Warning Notifications for Extreme Weather events

https://mil.wa.gov/alerts

The Washington State Emergency Management Division offers various local options for you to be quickly alerted to floods, wildfires, and more.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Website: https://www.fema.gov/
Washington Severe Storms, Flooding: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4635

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Whatcom County Road Closures and Restrictions

Whatcom County Road Closures & Restrictions: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/952/Road-Closures-Restrictions

Whatcom County Public Works: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/308/Public-Works

Whatcom County Public Works Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WhatcomCountyPublicWorks/

Public Works Department

Public Works Administration
322 N Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: 360-778-6200
Fax: 360-778-6201

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Whatcom County Government News Updates

Whatcom County Government Website (with News Flash (News and Updates): https://www.whatcomcounty.us/

Flood Response Information: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3827/Flood-Response-Information
How to Get Help If You’ve Been Affected, and How to Help Your Fellow Community Members

Swift Creek and Sumas River Flooding and Asbestos Fact Sheet (Download PDF)

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Whatcom County Govt. Weather, Flooding, River Conditions & Road Closures

Weather Forecasts and Current River Conditions: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/666/Forecasts-Current-River-Conditions

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East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC)

For transportation to our shelter and warm up center please call 599-2823 and speak with the Fire Department.
EWRRC Website (Opportunity Council): https://www.oppco.org/ewrrc/
EWRRC Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EWRRC
8251 Kendall Road, Maple Falls, WA – (360) 599-3944
The East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC) is open to everyone. Feel free to stop by and get support if you need it. In extreme cold weather, if you are safer to stay home please do stay home!
Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm
Open Thursdays 12:00-7:00 pm
Google Map: click here.

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Whatcom County Weather (Randy Small)

Lynden resident and amateur weather chaser Randy Small provides detailed weather analysis, live video drive throughs and other resources.
Whatcom County Weather Website: http://whatcomcountywx.com/
Whatcom County Weather Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WhatcomCountyWeather
Whatcom County Weather Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/RandySmall

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Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Outage Map

Real-Time Power Outage Map: https://www.pse.com/outage/outage-map

Report an Outage: https://www.pse.com/outage

Safety first. Never touch or go within 35 feet of downed power lines because they might be energized. Call PSE at 1-888-225-5773 or 911 to report problems.

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Whatcom News

Whatcom News Website: https://whatcom-news.com/
Whatcom News Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/News_Whatcom
Whatcom News Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NewsWhatcom

12/26/2021Community Resources, Flood Resources, Weather Resources,
Whatcom Breaking News

Whatcom Breaking News Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WhatcomNewsAlert/
Whatcom Breaking News Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/whatcom_news

12/26/2021Community Resources, Emergency/Disaster Resources, Flood Resources, Weather Resources,
Facebook Page: NOOKSACK RIVER FLOOD Disaster November 2021

Public Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/495680071479063
Nooksack River Flooding Disaster November 2021. This Group is for getting information, sharing pictures, rescue stories, and anything related to this horrible disaster. Everyone is welcome.

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National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (Map)

Interactive map from the National Weather Service with real time data from flood gauges around the state. Select ‘Nooksack River’ from the Waterway Menus, then choose a specific area or tributary for more information.
https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=SEW

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Dept of Transportation Real-Time Traffic Map

Traffic Map of Washington State with Real-Time incident and closure alerts: https://wsdot.com/travel/real-time/map/

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Radio: KGMI 790 AM

Local News: https://kgmi.com/news/sections/local/

Weather: https://kgmi.com/weather/

School and Event Closures: https://kgmi.com/closings/

Studio Line: 360-676-KGMI (5464)
24-Hour News Tips: 360-733-4564
Email News Tips: kgmi@kgmi.com
General Questions/Comments: kgmi@kgmi.com

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National Weather Service Zone Area Forecasts 12/09/2021Community Resources, Flood Resources, Weather Resources,