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NWS Nooksack River forecast for the level at Ferndale as of October 22, 2019 at 9:45am.

Flood watch canceled – some local roads impacted by flooding

The river is expected to crest at about the 16-foot mark about noon today.
Water began covering Slater Road as seen driving westbound between LaBounty Drive and Ferndale Road while the Nooksack River level was at 16.8 feet (February 16, 2017). Photo: My Ferndale News

Minor river flooding expected today

Some road flooding can be expected today.
Water begins encroaching on Slater Road as the Nooksack River level passes the 16.5-foot mark at 8:30am (November 23, 2017). Photo: My Ferndale News

Heavy mountain rain forecast results in Areal Flood Watch

Heavy rain over the north Cascades today and tonight could result in a significant rise in the river level.
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Nearby: Motorhome vs car crash impacting traffic at W Smith and the Guide

Drivers are advised to avoid the area for a while.
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Nearby: Downed power lines close I-5, cause outage in Bellingham

A collision on I-5 is reported to have brought down the power lines.
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Ferndale man killed in head-on crash in Skagit County identified

The deceased's name was withheld until family could be notified.
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Ferndale man dies in head-on crash on Alger Cain Lake Road

WSP: Alcohol and/or drugs are considered contributing factors in the crash.
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WSP seeks witnesses in hit-and-run injury incident at I-5 Custer rest area

The woman was reported to have been struck by a red or orange 4-door passenger car, possibly a Chrysler 300 or a Dodge Charger.
graveline crossing silver creek between sunset and slater shoulder erosion after heavy local rain 2017-12-20

Graveline Road repairs underway and reopening is in sight

Work to set a 30-foot pipe in place has been completed.