While the Nooksack River level is expected to rise significantly, it is currently not expected to reach flood stage.
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River level forecasts show the river cresting below action stage levels.
Gusts to 50mph are expected.
Fire danger is moderate and fires over 4-foot in diameter will require written permits and fires under 4-foot will require a general permit.
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.
Wind gusts this strong can toss loose objects and cause drought-weakened tree branches to break.
Unincorporated areas of Whatcom County and Lummi Island continue to be under Stage 2 burn bans.
Air quality reports are dramatically improved over what was reported yesterday morning.
Expected onshore winds could also provide additional relief from recent warming.