Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:

High Streamflow Advisory – Bonaparte River - Issued: 3:00 PM April 18, 2021

Flood Watch – San Jose River (Upgraded) - High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo & Prince George (Maintained) - Updated: 3:00 PM April 18, 2021

Flood Warning – Nazko River - Issued: 14:30 PM April 17, 2021

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo - Updated: 11:40 AM April 16, 2021

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo - ISSUED: 10:30 AM April 15, 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