The next weather system is expected to arrive late Friday night or early Saturday morning with precipitation amounts expected to be "way less than what we have seen lately,"
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The Ferndale Police announcement of the press release said "a weapons violation" had occurred yesterday.
Tonight's joint press release provided additional details about today's incident and what led up to the lockdown.
First responders were dispatched about 5:25pm to a report of a rollover crash in the northbound lanes.
"We look forward to a couple days of not having to worry about additional flooding."
"We are working with law enforcement in this investigation and will be taking appropriate disciplinary action."
About the same time, there was a report that a large sheet of plastic had blown into power lines causing sparking and arcing.
Those who have been unable to remain in their homes due to flooding or subsequent damage may be eligible.
"There remains much uncertainty on how changes to the river channel, depleted floodplain storage, and overfull tributaries may affect Nooksack River flooding."