Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:

High Streamflow Advisory - Cariboo (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 1:00PM November 13, 2020

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 1:00 PM November 6, 2020

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast and Vancouver Island - ISSUED: 8:30 AM November 6, 2020

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast & North Coast - ISSUED: 8:30 AM November 6, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 10:30 AM November 4, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast & North Coast (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 10:30 AM November 4, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast and Vancouver Island (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 10:30 AM November 4, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast and Vancouver Island - ISSUED: 2:00 PM November 2, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo - ISSUED: 11:00 AM November 2, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Central Coast (DOWNGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast (NEW) - ISSUED: 11:00 AM October 31, 2020

Flood Watch – Central Coast (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 1:45 PM October 29, 2020

Flood Watch – Central Coast (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast (ENDED) - ISSUED: 10:30 AM October 28, 2020

Flood Watch – Central Coast (UPGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 11:15 AM October 27, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – North Coast and Central Coast - ISSUED: 1:15 PM October 26, 2020

 

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