Flood Warnings and Advisories
Ended - Flood Watch - Pine River
Ended - High Streamflow Advisory - Peace Region around Fort St. John
Updated: 11:00am, July 22nd, 2018
The River Forecast Centre is ending the Flood Watch for:
- The Pine River and tributaries
The River Forecast Centre is ending the High Streamflow Advisory for:
- Peace Region around Fort St. John including the Kiskatinaw River, Pouce Coupe River, Dawson Creek, and tributaries
Responding to the heavy rainfall in the region, streamflows of the river systems have risen rapidly yesterday. The Pine River and tributaries have peaked at the 5 to 20 year return period flows yesterday afternoon or early this morning. The Peace River and tributaries have peaked yesterday or are peaking today at about the 2 year return period flows. The rainfall is easing and the river levels are receding now or expected to recede later today. No major flood risks are expected in this region recently though small rises of river levels are still possible.
The River Forecast Centre will continue to monitor conditions and update this advisory as conditions warrant.
Contact for Media Relations, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development:
Tel: 250 356-7506
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