Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC River Forecast Centre (http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/)
UPDATE‐ Provincial Flood Forecast – Update on Warnings, Watches, Advisories Issued: 26 June 2012 5:30PM
The following has been updated as of 5:30PM on June 26th: •
East Kootenay (including Elk River)– Flood Warning (UPGRADED) • West Kootenay – Flood Watch (MAINTAINED)
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.
We will keep you posted!