"Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations."
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The siren will be a test only, no action needs to be taken.
The study area includes Whatcom County’s marine and lower Nooksack River shorelines.
"Inundation of up to 0.5 feet above ground level is possible along shorelines and low-lying coastal areas."
Waves of precipitation were visible on weather radar as they headed northeast toward Whatcom County this morning.
When a westerly storm is added to a King Tide the tides can be pushed nearly 2 feet higher from the storm surge. With strong winds, waves can grow another 3 to 4 feet.
"An atmospheric river event will be ongoing on Friday across W WA, with area rivers likely rising and breezy winds continuing."
WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — A coastal flood advisory was issued today, January 5th, due to expected minor coastal flooding on Friday. The advisory will be…
Emergency work to close the breach is expected to begin Saturday and continue through next week.