Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect

 

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

UPDATE – High Streamflow Advisory – Chilcotin (DOWNGRADED) - UPDATE – High Streamflow Advisory – Chilcotin (DOWNGRADED)

Maintained: Flood Watch– Chilcotin - Updated: 11:20AM July 09, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory– Morice River (DOWNGRADED) - Issued: 11:00 1M July 5th, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia (DOWNGRADED) - ISSUED: 1:00PM July 4, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Fraser River - ISSUED: 12:45 PM July 2, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Quesnel - Issued: 13:00PM June 29, 2021

Flood Warning – Chilcotin (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 1:00PM July 4, 2021

Flood Watch – Upper Fraser River (DOWNGRADED) - ISSUED: 1:00 PM July 4, 2021

UPDATE – High Streamflow Advisory – Lillooet River (DOWNGRADED) - ISSUED: 12:15 PM July 2, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Liard - Issued: 12:30PM July 1, 2021

Flood Watch – Morice River (UPGRADED) - Issued: 13:30PM June 30, 2021

Flood Warning – Chilcotin (UPGRADED) - Issued: 9:30am June 30, 2021

Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (UPDATE) - Issued: 11:15AM July 2, 2021

Flood Watch – Upper Columbia (MAINTAINED) - Issued: 11:00AM July 1, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson - ISSUED: 11:45AM July 2, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Skeena and Bulkley Rivers - ISSUED: 11:45 AM July 2, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Nass River - ISSUED: 11:45 AM July 2nd, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Stikine River, Iskut River - ISSUED: 11:30 AM July 2, 2021

ENDED – Flood Watch (Kliniklini) - High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast (Bella Coola, Homathko) - ISSUED: 11:15AM July 2, 2021

Flood Watch – Lillooet River (MAINTAINED) - Issued: 7:00AM June 29, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson - Issued: 10:45AM June 28, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Skeena, Morice and Bulkley Rivers -ISSUED: 12:00 PM June 26, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Nass River - Issued: 4:35 PM June 30th, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Stikine River, Iskut River - ISSUED: 12:00 PM June 26, 2021

Flood Watch – Kliniklini River (UPGRADED), High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast (Bella Coola) & South Coast (Homathko River) MAINTAINED - Issued: 11:30AM June 30, 2021

Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (UPDATE) - Issued: 12:00PM July 1, 2021

Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (UPDATE) - Issued: 12:30PM June 30, 2021

Flood Watch – Upper Columbia (UPGRADED) - Issued: 7:30AM June 28, 2021

Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (UPGRADED) - Issued: 1:00PM June 29, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast (Bella Coola, Kliniklini) - Issued: 11:00AM June 26, 2021

Flood Watch – Chilcotin (UPGRADED) - Issued: 1:15PM June 27, 2021

Flood Watch – Upper Fraser River (UPGRADED) - Issued: 12:00PM June 27, 2021

Maintained: High Streamflow Advisory – Liard River - Updated: 1:00PM June 25, 2021

UPGRADED: Flood Watch – Lillooet River - Issued: 10:00AM June 26, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia - Issued: 1:45PM June 24, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Chilcotin - ISSUED: 11:15AM June 26, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser River ISSUED: 11:30AM June 26, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory - Lillooet River - Issued: 11:00AM June 25, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Petitot River and Fontas River (DOWNGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Liard River (MAINTAINED) - Issued: 1:15PM June 24, 2021

Flood Watch – Petitot River and Fontas River (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Liard River (MAINTAINED) - Issued: 2:00PM June 22, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Liard River - Issued: 11:50AM June 17, 2021

Flood Watch – Region from south Fort Liard to north Fort Nelson - Issued: 12:40PM June 16, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia, East Kootenay, West Kootenay - Issued: 12:45PM June 15, 2021

Ended: High Streamflow Advisory – Mainstream of Upper/Middle/Lower Fraser, Quesnel and North Thompson - Ended: 11:00 AM June10, 2021

Maintained: High Streamflow Advisory – Mainstream of Upper/Middle/Lower Fraser, Quesnel and North Thompson - Updated: 12:30 PM June 5, 2021

Ended: High Streamflow Advisory – Peace Region and Liard River - Ended: 11:30 AM June 7, 2021

Ended – High Streamflow Advisory: Upper Columbia, East Kootenay, West Kootenay - Issued: 12:30 PM June 6, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Liard River above Hyland River - Maintained: 15:30 PM June 4, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Peace Region - Maintained: 15:30 PM June 4, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia, East Kootenay, West Kootenay - Maintained: 15:30 PM June 4, 2021

Downgraded – High Streamflow Advisory: Stikine River, Tuya River - Issued: 12:50PM June 4, 2021

Downgraded: High Streamflow Advisory – Nass River - Issued: 13:40PM June 4, 2021

Downgraded/Maintained: Flood Watch – Skeena River excluding Bulkley River - Issued: 13:30PM June 4, 2021

NEW - High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo - Issued: 15:30 PM June 4, 2021

Flood Warning – Skeena River above Babine River (UPGRADED) – Flood Watch – Skeena and Kispiox (MAINTAINED), Nass (UPGRADED), Kitsumkalum (NEW) Driftwood (NEW) - High Streamflow Advisory – Bulkley River (MAINTAINED) - Issued: 1:30 PM June 3, 2021

Flood Warning – Stikine River, Tuya River - Issued: 8:30 AM June 2, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser East, Fraser River (mainstem from Prince George to Hope) - Issued: 12:15 PM June 1, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Similkameen River - Issued: 10:00AM June 4, 2021

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast - Issued: 8:15AM June 3, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Similkameen River - Issued: 1:00PM June 2, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast - Issued: 8:15AM June 3, 2021

Flood Watch – Skeena River, Kispiox River (UPGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Bulkley River (MAINTAINED), Nass River (ISSUED) - Issued: 2:00 PM June 2, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Peace Region - Issued: 13:00 PM June 1, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Skeena River, Bulkley River - Issued: 3:45 PM June 1, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Stikine River, Tuya River - Issued: 12:15 PM June 1, 2021

 

 

Contact for Media Relations, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development:
Tel: 250-213-8172

Levels of Warnings/Advisories:
  1. High Streamflow Advisory: River levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly, but that no major flooding is expected. Minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
  2. Flood Watch: River levels are rising and will approach or may exceed bankfull. Flooding of areas adjacent to affected rivers may occur.
  3. Flood Warning: River levels have exceeded bankfull or will exceed bankfull imminently, and that flooding of areas adjacent to the rivers affected will result.

Links:

  1. Home of River Forecast Centre
  2. Current Streamflow Conditions and Flood Forecast Modeling
  3. Map of Current Streamflow Return Periods for All WSC Stations
  4. CLEVER Model 10-day Forecasts of Discharges and Return Periods
  5. COFFEE Model 5-day Forecasts of Discharges and Return Periods