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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Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

High Streamflow Advisory (Downgrade) – Vancouver Island (Central & South);

ENDED Flood Warning – West VI; ENDED Flood Watch East VI; ENDED High Streamflow Advisory – North VI; ISSUED: 8:00 AM February 3, 2020

ENDED Flood Watch – North Shore and Metro Vancouver;

ENDED High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast and Howe Sound - ISSUED: 8:00 AM February 2, 2020

Flood Watch – Central Vancouver Island including Port Alberni - ISSUED: 1:00 PM February 1, 2020

Flood Warning – Vancouver Island (West & South) - ISSUED: 10:00 AM February 1, 2020

Flood Watch – Eastern Vancouver Island - ISSUED: 10:00 AM February 1, 2020

Flood Watch –South Coast - ISSUED: 3:15 PM January 31, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory –South Coast and Vancouver Island (maintain) - ISSUED: 3:15 PM January 31, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory –South Coast and Vancouver Island - ISSUED: 10:00 AM January 30, 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.

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