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Why Should I Prepare?

Prepare in a Year

Family Disaster Plan

72 Hour Kit




Hazardous Materials

Hazard Risks

Shelter in Place


Water Purification


Winter Storms

Weather, Flood, and Other Local Hazards

Information on current weather conditions, flooding, real-time data and other natural disaster information is available from a variety of websites:

Weather, West Coast
Weather, Nationwide
Road Conditions

General Weather Links, West Coast U.S. and Canada

National Weather Service (NWS), Seattle; includes fire info

NOAA Weather Radio for Washington State

West Coast (Eastern Pacific) Satellite Loop

University of Washington Atmospheric Sciences, Weather

Mount Baker Ski Area

General Weather Links, Nationwide

NWS Interactive Weather Information Network

NOAA National Weather Service

Weather Underground

Disaster Links from CBS News, a comprehensive list of links to nationwide weather, and natural disaster information updates.

Road Conditions

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

Traveler Information from WSDOT

Emergency Highway Closures

Mountain Pass Reports from WSDOT

Flood Links (Forecast and Real Time)

Short-range Hydrological Forecasts

Nooksack River Streamflow Data

Deming Gauge, Graph

Deming Gauge, Data

South Fork, Graph

South Fork, Data

Middle Fork, Graph

Middle Fork, Data

North Fork, Graph

North Fork, Data

Ferndale Gauge, Graph

Ferndale Gauge, Data

USGS Real Time River Data (all Washington River basins)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nooksack River Basin (alternate to USGS)

Tide Links

Tide and Current Predictions

Real Time Tide Observations (NOAA)

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