7:30am: Good morning. Temperatures are in the low 60s around the Ferndale area with low clouds and haze along with light and variable wind. Air quality in the area is reported in the MODERATE range.
When air quality is in the MODERATE range, people with asthma, respiratory infection, diabetes, lung or heart disease, or have had a stroke are advised to limit outdoor activities or do activities that take less effort, such as walking instead of running.
* The Washington State Department of Ecology has extended an air quality alert for western Washington through noon Friday.
* Ferndale Road is closed to through traffic between Cherry Street and Ulrich Road.
* Expect slow downs due to road work on Malloy Avenue between Thornton Street and Seamount Drive
* Expect slow downs due to road work on LaBounty Drive, between Main Street and W Smith Road
* 3rd Avenue is closed between Main Street and Alder Street (through September)
* The Slater Road closure and detour continues (through much of 2017).
Otherwise commute routes in and out of Ferndale are currently open with no visible surprises. Check the real-time DF traffic cams page to view commute time estimates anytime by clicking here.
TODAY’S WEATHER FORECAST
- 3:43 PM PDT on October 21, 2017
- 5:00 AM PDT on October 23, 2017
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 57F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly cloudy skies in the evening, then becoming cloudy overnight. Low 47F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.