SITREP 006 – Current Operational Period and Projected Operational
Period – as of March 8th at 3 PM
a. Sudden Valley Maintenance crews have been deployed since 4:30
AM, sanding and deicing main roads. Anticipated standing down by 04:00 PM,
plows to return to staging, crews released for rest/rehab.
b. Sudden Valley roads are improving due to warmer temperatures
and light rain.
c. Current NWS weather forecast:
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
West northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Wind chill values between 24 and 34 early.
Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6
mph after midnight
Response – UPDATE Current Operational Period
a. Response assets: deployed
b. Maximum removal of slush and deicing to be given to side roads
at Gate 5 off Louise View Dr & Tumbling Water till the end of the
operational period – Safety advisory for driving in this area; patches of ice
will be exposed and will cause that area to be slick, drivers are recommend to
transit these areas with caution.
c. Anticipated current response efforts to stand down by 04:00 PM
Response – Projected Next Operational Period
a. Response will be based on road report provided by Security at
06:00 AM on March 9, 2019
a. Fuel 60%
b. Sand 180 tons
c. Salt 2 tons
d. Liquid deicer 1800 gallons
a. Bellingham School District buses; Scheduled no school day; no
b. Road updates to be posted on the Sudden Valley
website, 1610 a.m. BeCon Emergency Information System, or contacting
Pacific Security Dispatch at 360.319.8200
This report to be updated by March 9th by 8 AM or