Flood Warnings and Advisories - River Forecast Centre - Province of British Columbia

Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warning – Pouce Coupe River
ISSUED: 11:00am, July 23rd, 2018

The River Forecast Centre is issuing a Flood Warning for:

  • Pouce Coupe River below Henderson Creek

Very localized storms have caused a dramatic rise in the POUCE COUPE RIVER BELOW HENDERSON CREEK (07FD007). The streamflow recorded at this station is a flood between 100 and 200 year return periods, which is close to the June 2016 flood level. The public is cautioned to stay clear of the river and unstable riverbanks.

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

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
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