Flood Warnings and Advisories
Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:
ENDED: High Streamflow Advisory – Central Vancouver Island and Southern Vancouver Island - ISSUED: 10:30AM February 10, 2020
Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:Flood Watch – Central Vancouver Island including Port Alberni - ISSUED: 1:00 PM February 1, 2020 Flood Watch –South Coast - ISSUED: 3:15 PM January 31, 2020
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.