Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:

High Streamflow Advisory - North Thompson River - Issued: 11:00 AM July 17, 2019

High Streamflow Advisory - Northeast - Issued: 11:30 AM July 17, 2019

High Streamflow Advisory - West Road River - Issued: 1:20 PM July 17, 2019

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

Ended: High Streamflow Advisory - Chilcotin River - Updated: 10:00 AM July 16, 2019

Maintained: High Streamflow Advisory - Chilcotin River - Updated: 1:00 PM July 15, 2019

Downgraded: High Streamflow Advisory - Chilcotin River / Ended: High Streamflow Advisory - Chilko River Near Redstone - Updated: 10:00 AM July 13, 2019

Maintained: Flood Warning - Chilcotin River / Maintained: High Streamflow Advisory - Chilko River Near Redstone / Ended: High Streamflow Advisory - Big Creek Above Groundhog Creek- Updated: 10:00 AM July 12, 2019

Flood Warning – Chilcotin River / High Streamflow Advisory - Chilko River Near Redstone and Big Creek Above Groundhog Creek- Updated: 10:00 AM July 11, 2019

Flood Warning – Chilcotin River / High Streamflow Advisory - Chilko River Near Redstone and Big Creek Above Groundhog Creek- Updated: 10:00 AM July 10, 2019

Flood Warning – Chilcotin River - Updated: 10:00 AM July 9, 2019

Flood Warning – Chilcotin River - Upgraded: 04:30 PM July 8, 2019

Flood Watch – Chilcotin River - Updated: 10:30 AM July 8, 2019

Flood Watch – Chilcotin River - ISSUED: 10:00 AM July 7, 2019

 

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