Flood Warnings and Advisories

Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect

There are currently no warnings/advisories in effect

 

Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:

Flood Watch – Fontas River (MAINTAINED) - ISSUED: 3:00 PM May 19, 2022

Flood Watch– Fontas River (UPGRADED) - ISSUED: 10:00 AM May 14, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – South Interior (Whiteman, Salmon) - ISSUED: 1:00 PM May 14, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – Fontas River (MAINTAINED); ENDED - Flood Watch – Pouce Coup River; ENDED - High Streamflow Advisory – Peace Region and North-East BC

Flood Watch – Moffat Creek - High Streamflow Advisory – Cariboo - ISSUED: 1:00 PM May 7, 2022

High Streamflow Advisory – Deadman River (Central Region) ISSUED: 3:00 PM May 5, 2022

Flood Watch – Pouce Coup River - High Streamflow Advisory – Peace Region and North-East BC - ISSUED: 3:30 PM May 6, 2022

 

Contact for Media Relations, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development:
Tel: 250-896-4320

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