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Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect: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.


  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