Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:

ENDED - Flood Watch – Kingcome River - ISSUED: 7:30 AM October 11, 2020

ENDED - Flood Watch – Lillooet River - High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast - ISSUED - 7:30 AM October 11, 2020

 

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

Flood Watch – Lillooet River - High Streamflow Advisory – South Coast - ISSUED: 8:30 AM October 10, 2020

Flood Watch – Kingcome River - ISSUED: 1:45 PM October 09, 2020

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Vancouver Island and South Coast - ISSUED: 8:30AM September 27, 2020

ENDED - Flood Watch – Kingcome River - ISSUED: 8:30AM September 27, 2020

Flood Watch – Kingcome River - ISSUED: 9:00AM September 25, 2020

UPDATE - High Streamflow Advisory – Vancouver Island and South Coast - ISSUED: 3:00PM September 23, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Vancouver Island and South Coast - ISSUED: 10:00AM September 23, 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