The closure was needed so work could be done that will allow for reducing the risk of flooding on the road.
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As of 6pm, 13,000 in Whatcom County were without power.
The Fire Marshal's Office advises to continue to use extreme caution with outdoor fires since vegetation is still recovering from the long stretch of dry weather and is susceptible to fire spread.
"We received a concerning report of a suspected Asian giant hornet today - concerning because of the location, which is much further east than any confirmed sighting."
In addition, for each vote received, $1 will be donated to the Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation.
National Weather Service forecasters have issued a wind advisory due to expected strong winds.
Today's rain could be considered preparation for what is forecast for later this week.
The announcement marks a return to backyard campfires while continuing to restrict burning of yard debris and other outside fires.
Each piggy bank contains $30 and finders are encourage to keep half and use the other half to "pay it forward."