Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect

ENDED – High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast, Central Coast, Northern Vancouver Island – Issued: 3:00 PM November 25, 2022

 

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast, Central Coast, Northern Vancouver Island - Issued: 3:50 PM November 22, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast, Vancouver Island, South Coast - Issued: 1:30 PM November 2, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast, Vancouver Island, South Coast - Issued: 3:00pm October 27, 2022

(UPDATE) High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast - Issued: 3:45PM October 27, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast - Issued: 10:15AM October 26, 2022

 

Contact for Media Relations, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development:
Tel: 250-896-4320

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