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River Forecast Centre Update - High Streamflow Advisory ended Upper Fraser and mainstream of Middle Fraser

Jul 24, 2020

Ended: High Streamflow Advisory – Upper Fraser and mainstream of Middle Fraser

Updated: 11:40 July 24, 2020

The River Forecast Centre is Ending the High Streamflow Advisory for:

The Upper Fraser River including tributaries above Hansard
The mainstream of Middle Fraser River to Lytton
The rivers have responded to the thunderstorms yesterday and this morning and the river levels have risen slightly. According to the latest hydrological modeling, the river levels are expected to rise slightly but below the 2-year return period levels this weekend. With the forecast seasonably hot and dry weather pattern beginning Saturday, the river levels are expected to drop further next week.

The River Forecast Centre continues to monitor the conditions and provides updates as conditions warrant.

BC River Forecast Centre

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

A High Streamflow Advisory means that river levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly, but that no major flooding is expected.  Minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

A Flood Watch means that river levels are rising and will approach or may exceed bankfull.  Flooding of areas adjacent to affected rivers may occur.

A Flood Warning means that river levels have exceeded bankfull or will exceed bankfull imminently, and that flooding of areas adjacent to the rivers affected will result.  

 

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