The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a weather statement for Western Whatcom County regarding heavy rains and winds expected during the weekend.
The good news is the forecast for the Nooksack River level at Ferndale is that it will crest well below flood stage even with all the expected rain.
The rains are expected to start Saturday afternoon and be heaviest during Saturday evening. It is then expected to taper off Sunday morning.
Strong Winds are also expected Saturday evening into Sunday morning with gusts to 50 mph possible.