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Current Operational Period & Projected Operational Period as of 3/8 at 3pm

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:

This Afternoon
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 after midnight.

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.

Saturday Night
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

Amplifying Information

a. Bellingham School District buses; Scheduled no school day; no notification

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 as needed