Update: River Forecast Centre Advisories; Vancouver Island Jan. 31, 2018 at 11:30AM



The River Forecast Centre is has downgraded/ended the following High Streamflow Advisories:

  • High Streamflow Advisory – Cowichan River (DOWNGRADED)
  • ENDED – High Streamflow Advisory – Somass River

 

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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.