Road impacts can be expected in the Ferndale area after the river reaches these levels.
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Video shows the overflow regions around the Nooksack River from Bellingham Bay to north of Ferndale.
Flooding similar to the Super Bowl flood of 2020 that left Sumas, Everson and Nooksack inundated by water and debris is possible.
While the current atmospheric river event is impacting areas to the south, another right behind it is expected to drive the Nooksack River to flood stage.
Road closures around Ferndale are likely given the current river level forecast.
River levels are forecast to reach "Action Level" at the Saxon Road bridge, Cedarville and Ferndale.
Ferndale Police had been dispatched just before due to reports of a man sitting on the railing barefoot.
This is the 2nd year of what the organizer calls the "Ferndale Float."
1 person had made it off the gravel bar and, after hours of trying to get the 2nd person off, they then called 911.