Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Quesnel River, Horsefly River - High Streamflow Advisory – North Rockies (NEW), Upper Fraser, San Jose/Bridge - ISSUED: 9:30 AM June 5, 2020 // // Flood Warnings and Advisories - River Forecast Centre - Province of British Columbia

Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect:

There are currently no flood warnings/advisories in effect.

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

Maintained: Northeast Region: High Streamflow Advisory – Quesnel River - Updated: 11:58 July 24, 2020

Ended: High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser and mainstream of Middle Fraser - Updated: 11:40 July 24, 2020

Northeast Region: High Streamflow Advisory – Quesnel River, Upper Fraser, and mainstream of Middle Fraser (maintained) - Updated: 13:00 July 23, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory – Quesnel River (DOWNGRADED), Upper Fraser, Middle Fraser, Fraser River mainstem - ISSUED: 14:00 July 21st, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) – Bonaparte River, South Thompson - ISSUED: 2:00 PM July 21st, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch - Quesnel River (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser (DOWNGRADED), Middle Fraser (MAINTAINED), Fraser River mainstem (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 14:00 July 17, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Bonaparte River (MAINTAINED) - South Thompson (MAINTAINED) - Thompson River (ENDED)- ISSUED: 14:30 PM July 13, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch - Upper Fraser (NEW), Quesnel River (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Middle Fraser (MAINTAINED), Fraser River mainstem (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 14:00 July 17, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Quesnel River (DOWNGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Middle Fraser (DOWNGRADED), Fraser River mainstem (MAINTAINED), Peace (ENDED), Northeast (ENDED), Upper Fraser (Ended) - ISSUED: 14:00 July 13, 2020

Southwest Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Lower Fraser River (ENDED) - ISSUED: 14:00 PM July 13th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Warning – Quesnel River – Flood Watch – Middle Fraser – High Streamflow Advisory – Northeast (DOWNGRADED), Peace (DOWNGRADED), Upper Fraser (DOWNGRADED), Fraser River mainstem to Boston Bar (DOWNGRADED) ISSUED: 11:00 July 7, 2020

Flood Watch – Bonaparte River (DOWNGRADED) - Flood Watch –North Thompson (ENDED), Thompson River at Kamloops (ENDED) - High Streamflow Advisory – South Thompson (DOWGRADED), Thompson River, Tributaries of North/South Thompson (ENDED) -ISSUED: 11:00 AM July 7, 2020

Flood Warning – Bonaparte River; Flood Watch – South Thompson, North Thompson, Thompson River; High Streamflow Advisory – Tributaries of North and South Thompson; High Streamflow Advisory - Salmon River (ENDED) - ISSUED: 11:00 AM July 5th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River, Quesnel River– Flood Watch – Peace, Northeast, Middle Fraser, Fraser River mainstem to Boston Bar, Middle Fraser; Flood Watch –Chilcotin (ENDED) - ISSUED: 10:30AM July 5, 2020

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia - ISSUED: 9:30 PM July 5, 2020

Southwest Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Fraser River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:30 PM June 30th, 2020

Flood Warning – Bonaparte River (UPGRADED) - ISSUED: 7:30 PM July 4th, 2020

Central Region - Flood Watch – South Thompson River (Maintained), North Thompson River (MAINTAINED), Thompson River at Kamloops (MAINTAINED), Tributaries of the South Thompson (UPGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Thompson River at Spences Bridge (MAINTAINED), Salmon River (ISSUED), Bonaparte River (ISSUED) - Issued: 2:00PM July 2nd, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (MAINTAINED), Quesnel River (MAINTAINED) - Flood Watch – Peace (MAINTAINED), Northeast (MAINTAINED), Middle Fraser (MAINTAINED), Chilcotin River (MAINTAINED), Fraser River mainstem to Boston Bar (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:15PM July 2, 2020

Southeast Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia (NEW) - ISSUED: 12:30 PM July 1, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Warning – Upper Fraser River (UPGRADED), Quesnel River (UPGRADED) – Flood Watch – Chilcotin River (UPGRADED), Fraser River mainstem (UPGRADED), High Streamflow Advisory – Middle Fraser (NEW), Peace (NEW), Northeast (NEW) - Issued: 3:30PM June 30th, 2020

Central Region - Flood Watch – South Thompson (Maintained), High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson River (MAINTAINED), Thompson River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 5:00 PM June 28th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Upper Fraser River (MAINTAINED), Quesnel River (MAINTAINED) – High Streamflow Advisory – Chilcotin (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 5:30PM June 28, 2020

Southwest Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Fraser River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 4:00 PM June 28th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Upper Fraser River (MAINTAINED), Quesnel River (MAINTAINED) – High Streamflow Advisory – Chilcotin (NEW) - ISSUED: 12:30PM June 26, 2020

Central Region - Flood Watch – South Thompson (UPGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson River (MAINTAINED), Thompson River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 12:30 PM June 26th, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Fraser River - ISSUED: 12:30 PM June 26, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson River (NEW), Thompson River (NEW), South Thompson (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 10:00 AM June 24th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Upper Fraser River (UPGRADED), Quesnel River (UPGRADED) - ISSUED: 10:15AM June 24, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory (ISSUED) – Upper Fraser; High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Quesnel River; High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) – Liard, Northern Rockies - ISSUED: 11:15AM June 22, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory - South Thompson (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Salmon River (ENDED) - ISSUED: 2:00 PM June 23rd, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory - South Thompson (MAINTAINED), Okanagan (ENDED), North Thompson (ENDED), Nicola Lake (ENDED) - ISSUED: 1:30 PM June 16th, 2020

ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Boundary - ISSUED: 10:45 AM June 16, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED)– Liard, North Rockies, Quesnel River - High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) – Peace, Upper Fraser, Cottonwood River, Horsefly River, Bowron River - ISSUED: 10:30AM June 19, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory (ISSUED) – North Rockies, Liard, Peace, Upper Fraser - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Cottonwood River, Quesnel River, Horsefly River, Bowron River - ISSUED: 1:30PM June 14, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory - Okanagan, North Thompson (NEW)– Nicola Lake, South Thompson (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:00 PM June 12th, 2020

Southeast Region - High Streamflow – Boundary - ISSUED: 3:00 PM June 12, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory (DOWNGRADED) – Cottonwood River, Quesnel River, Horsefly River, Bowron River (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) – North Rockies, Upper Fraser, San Jose/Bridge - ISSUED: 11:30AM June 8, 2020

High Streamflow - ENDED – Boundary, West Kootenay, East Kootenay, Upper Columbia - ISSUED: 11:30 AM June 8, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Nicola Lake, South Thompson - High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) - Okanagan, Bonaparte River, Salmon River, North Thompson - ISSUED: 11:30 AM June 8th, 2020

South-East Region: High Streamflow (MAINTAINED) – Boundary, West Kootenay, East Kootenay, Upper Columbia - ISSUED: 11:30 AM June 5, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Nicola Lake (NEW), Central Okanagan (NEW) Bonaparte River, North Okanagan, Salmon River, North and South Thompson Rivers -I SSUED: 11:00 AM June 5th, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch – Cottonwood River (NEW), Quesnel River, Horsefly River - High Streamflow Advisory – North Rockies (NEW), Upper Fraser, San Jose/Bridge - ISSUED: 9:30 AM June 5, 2020

South-East Region: High Streamflow – Boundary (DOWNGRADED), West Kootenay (DOWNGRADED), East Kootenay (DOWNGRADED), Upper Columbia (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 9:15 AM June 2, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory - Bonaparte River (DOWNGRADED), North Okanagan (MAINTAINED) Salmon (MAINTAINED), North and South Thompson (MAINTAINED) - Similkmeen (ENDED), Lower Nicola River (ENDED), South Okanagan (ENDED) - ISSUED: 11:00 AM June 2nd, 2020

Northeast Region – Flood Watch (UPGRADED) – Quesnel River, Horsefly River; High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser (NEW), San Jose/Bridge (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:00 PM June 1, 2020

Central Region – Flood Watch – Bonaparte River (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory Similkmeen (DOWNGRADED), Lower Nicola River (DOWNGRADED), Okanagan (DOWNGRADED), Salmon River (DOWNGRADED) North Thompson, South Thompson, Shuswap - High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED) Upper Nicola - ISSUED: 9:30 AM June 1, 2020

Flood Warning – Boundary (MAINTAINED); Flood Watch – West Kootenay (DOWNGRADED) East Kootenay (MAINTAINED); ISSUED: 3:00 PM June 1, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Columbia (ISSUED) - ISSUED: 12:30 PM June 1, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory – Quesnel River (NEW), Horsefly River (NEW), Cariboo (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:30 PM May 28, 2020

Flood Warning – Boundary (UPGRADED) West Kootenay (MAINTAINED) - Flood Watch – East Kootenay (MAINTAINED) -ISSUED: 7:30 AM June 1, 2020
Central Region – Flood Watch – Similkmeen (UPGRADED), Nicola (UPGRADED), Okanagan, Salmon River, Bonaparte River; High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson, South Thompson, Shuswap - ISSUED: 8:15 AM May 31, 2020

Flood Warning – West Kootenay (UPGRADED) - Flood Watch – East Kootenay (UPGRADED), Boundary (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:00 PM May 31, 2020

Flood Watch – West Kootenay (UPGRADED), Boundary (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – East Kootenay - ISSUED: 12:45 PM May 30, 2020

Central Region – Flood Watch – Okanagan (UPGRADED), Salmon River, Bonaparte River; High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson, South Thompson, Shuswap, Similkameen, Nicola River - ISSUED: 4:00 PM May 29, 2020

Flood Watch (UPGRADED)– Boundary (Kettle/Granby) -High Streamflow Advisory – West Kootenay (NEW), East Kootenay (NEW) - ISSUED: 3:30 PM May 28, 2020

Central Region – Flood Watch - Salmon River, Bonaparte River; High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson (NEW), South Thompson (NEW), Shuswap (NEW), Similkameen (NEW), North Okanagan, Nicola River - ISSUED: 3:30 PM May 28, 2020

Northeast Region – High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo (DOWNGRADED) - ISSUED: 9:45 AM May 11, 2020

Central Region – Flood Watch - Salmon River (UPGRADED), Bonaparte River (MAINTAINED); High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – North Thompson Tributaries, North Okanagan, Nicola River - ISSUED: 3:30 PM May 26, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Boundary (Kettle/Granby) ISSUED: 2:15 PM May 19, 2020

Flood Watch – Bonaparte River - ISSUED: 7:30 AM May 22, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – North Thompson Tributaries, North Okanagan, Nicola River, Salmon River (Salmon Arm) - ISSUED: 2:30 PM May 19, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – North Thompson Tributaries, North Okanagan, Nicola River (NEW), Salmon River (Salmon Arm) - ISSUED: 1:30 PM May 14, 2020

South-east Region - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Boundary - ISSUED: 1:15 PM May 14, 2020

South-east Region - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – Boundary - ISSUED: 4:00 PM May 11, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory (MAINTAINED) – North Thompson Tributaries, North Okanagan, Upper Nicola River, Salmon River (Salmon Arm) - High Streamflow Advisory ENDED – Bonaparte/Cache Creek - ISSUED: 12:45 PM May 11, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Boundary - ISSUED: 3:00 PM May 6, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory – North Thompson Tributaries (NEW), Cache Creek/Bonaparte, North Okanagan, Upper Nicola River, Salmon River (Salmon Arm) ISSUED: 8:45 AM May 6, 2020

Northeast Region - Flood Watch – Cariboo (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 8:15 AM May 6, 2020

Central Region - High Streamflow Advisory – Cache Creek/Bonaparte (DOWNGRADED); North Okanagan (NEW); Upper Nicola River, Salmon River (Salmon Arm) (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 9:00 AM May 3, 2020

Northeast Region - Flood Watch – Cariboo (MAINTAINED); Flood Watch - Chilcotin (ENDED); High Streamflow Advisory – Chilako River and Dean River (ENDED); ISSUED: 8:30 AM May 3, 2020

Central Region - Flood Watch – Cache Creek/Bonaparte - High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Nicola River (NEW), Salmon River (Salmon Arm) - ISSUED: 8:30 AM May 1, 2020

Northeast Region - Flood Watch – Cariboo, Chilcotin (MAINTAINED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Chilako River (DOWNGRADED), Dean River - ISSUED: 8:30 AM May 1, 2020

Flood Watch – Chilako River, Cariboo, Chilcotin, Cache Creek/Bonaparte (DOWNGRADED) - High Streamflow Advisory – Dean River, Salmon River (Salmon Arm) - High Streamflow Advisory – Nazko (ENDED) - ISSUED: 8:30 AM April 28, 2020

Flood Warning – Chilako River, Cache Creek, Cariboo, Chilcotin (MAINTAINED); High Streamflow Advisory – Nazko/West Road River (DOWNGRADED), Dean River, Salmon River near Salmon Arm (ISSUED) - :10:30 AM April 26, 2020

Flood Warning – Chilako River (UPGRADED), Cache Creek, Cariboo, Chilcotin, Nazko/West Road River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 8:00 AM April 24, 2020

Flood Warning – Cache Creek, Cariboo, Chilcotin, Nazko/West Road River (MAINTAINED) - Flood Watch – Chilako River and areas south-west of Prince George (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 8:00 AM April 23, 2020

Flood Warning – Cache Creek, Cariboo, Chilcotin, Nazko/West Road River (MAINTAINED) - Flood Watch – Chilako River and areas south-west of Prince George (MAINTAINED) ISSUED: 8:00 AM April 22, 2020

Flood Warning – Cache Creek (UPGRADED), Cariboo (UPGRADED), Chilcotin (UPGRADED), Nazko/West Road River - Flood Watch (MAINTAINED) – Chilako River and areas south-west of Prince George - ISSUED: 8:30 AM April 21, 2020

Flood Warning (UPGRADED) – Nazko/West Road River - Flood Watch (MAINTAINED) – Cariboo, Chilcotin including Cache Creek area - ISSUED: 9:00 AM April 20, 2020

Flood Watch (UPGRADED) – Cariboo and Chilcotin - ISSUED: 8:00 AM April 19, 2020

High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo and Chilcotin - ISSUED: 7:00 AM April 18, 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