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UPDATED: Scenes around flooded Ferndale (Tuesday, Nov. 16)

FERNDALE, Wash. — As previously reported, roads in, out and through Ferndale are quickly being reduced to few while the Nooksack River continues to rise. The river level is forecast to continue rising until cresting late this afternoon in the major flood stage range at 24 feet.

Below are photos and videos taken this morning around the Ferndale area.

Floodwaters over Main Street at east end of Pioneer Bridge looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo courtesy of Alyssa Springs
Floodwaters over Main Street at east end of Pioneer Bridge looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo courtesy of Alyssa Springs
Floodwaters over Main Street looking west at Joe Moser Lane (November 16, 2021). Photo courtesy of Alyssa Springs
Floodwaters over Main Street looking west at Joe Moser Lane (November 16, 2021). Photo courtesy of Alyssa Springs
Floodwaters over Main Street at east end of Pioneer Bridge looking east (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Floodwaters over Main Street at east end of Pioneer Bridge looking east (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

Looking south from the Pioneer Bridge (Main Street) in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Video: Whatcom News

Nooksack River approaching Pioneer Bridge (Main Street) looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Nooksack River approaching Pioneer Bridge (Main Street) looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Nooksack River approaching Pioneer Bridge (Main Street) looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Nooksack River approaching Pioneer Bridge (Main Street) looking west (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Main Street closure at 2nd Avenue looking east (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Main Street closure at 2nd Avenue looking east (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Looking south down 1st Avenue from Main Street (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Looking south down 1st Avenue from Main Street (November 16, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Southbound I-5 at Main Street while left lane is closed and all northbound lanes are closed.
Looking south from the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Main Street in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Photo: WSP
Looking south from the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Main Street in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Photo: WSP
Looking north toward the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Main Street in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Photo: WSP
Looking north toward the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Main Street in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Photo: WSP

Drone’s view of Nooksack River flood event at 23.4′ in Ferndale (November 16, 2021). Video courtesy of a reader

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