Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Whatcom (WAC073) Washington Issued by the National Weather Service
Updated: Tue Nov 30, 11:11pm
Effective: Tue Nov 30, 11:11pm
Expires: Thu Dec 02, 2:20pm
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met
Areas affected: Whatcom
Instructions: Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The next statement will be issued by wednesday morning at 715 am pst.

Message summary: ...the flood warning is extended for the following rivers in washington...
Nooksack river at ferndale affecting whatcom county. .another round of heavy rain wednesday into early thursday will drive the nooksack river at ferndale back above flood stage.
... flood warning now in effect from this evening through thursday afternoon...
* what...minor flooding is forecast.
* where...nooksack river at ferndale.
* when...until early thursday afternoon.
* impacts...at 18.0 feet, the river begins overtopping its banks within the city of ferndale flooding low-lying areas within the city and low pasture lands along the river from near ferndale downstream to the mouth.
* additional details...
- at 10:45 pm pst tuesday the stage was 17.1 feet. - forecast...the river is expected to rise above flood stage wednesday to a crest of 18.9 feet wednesday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early thursday morning. - flood stage is 18.0 feet. - flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9 feet on 02/25/1986. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&
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Updated: Tue Nov 30, 8:40pm
Effective: Tue Nov 30, 11:11pm
Expires: Thu Dec 02, 2:20pm
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Future
Certainty: Possible
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met
Areas affected: Whatcom
Message summary: This alert has expired
Updated: Tue Nov 30, 4:31pm
Effective: Tue Nov 30, 11:11pm
Expires: Wed Dec 01, 4:30pm
Severity: Minor
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Observed
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met
Areas affected: Admiralty Inlet Area; Bellevue and Vicinity; Bremerton and Vicinity; Central Coast; East Puget Sound Lowlands; Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca; Everett and Vicinity; Hood Canal Area; Lower Chehalis Valley Area; North Coast; Olympics; San Juan County; Seattle and Vicinity; Tacoma Area; West Slopes North Cascades and Passes; West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes; Western Skagit County; Western Strait of Juan De Fuca; Western Whatcom County
Message summary: ...heavy rainfall on wednesday will maintain an increased threat of landslides in western washington...
Persistent rainfall has dramatically increased increased soil moisture to high levels across western washington. Additional heavy rainfall is expected to continue into early thursday. Generally 2 to 4 inches of rain are expected in the olympics and cascades, with 1 to 2 inches across portions of the lowlands of whatcom and skagit counties. Thus, the increased threat of landslides will continue. For more information about current conditions, visit www.weather.gov/seattle, select hydrology, and then scroll down for the links to the landslide information pages. For more information on landslides, visit the website for the washington state department of natural resources landslide geologic hazards at: http://bit.ly/2mta3wn
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