flood watch

A third peak is estimated to arrive next week at Hope in a 10-day forecast of estimated discharge on July 7, 2020. (BC River Forecast Centre)

Fraser River may surge one more time next week

It’s unusual for the Fraser River to peak twice in one season, let alone three times

 

The Fraser River is creeping up its banks by Port Haney Wharf in Maple Ridge on Friday, July 3. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are prepared for high Fraser River levels

Peak numbers are expected to be below trigger levels for both cities

 

Jesse McCullough and Cass Hall fill sandbags at the Grand Forks arena on May 28, 2020.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

State of Local Emergency declared for Boundary as communities brace for river flooding

Warm weather and heavy rain could cause sections of Kettle River system to swell beyond 2018 levels

 

Resident Lars Androsoff carries his friend’s guitars as he walks through the floodwaters in Grand Forks, B.C., on Thursday, May 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

New storm would dump snow on B.C. mountain passes; centre warns of flood risk

Flooding in May 2018 forced the evacuation of nearly 2,000 homes around Grand Forks

Resident Lars Androsoff carries his friend’s guitars as he walks through the floodwaters in Grand Forks, B.C., on Thursday, May 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Alouette Reservoir is slowly being released over the spillway into the Alouette River. (Contributed)

Do not go near the Alouette River, B.C. Hydro warns

River snakes through Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

The Alouette Reservoir is slowly being released over the spillway into the Alouette River. (Contributed)
A section of CN Rail’s main line was washed away after heavy rainfall hit the area around Hope.
A section of CN Rail’s main line was washed away after heavy rainfall hit the area around Hope.
Water levels creep steadily higher at Maple Ridge Park along the South Alouette River. (Phil Melnychuk photo - THE NEWS)

FURTHER UPDATES: Heavy rain Friday night causing flooding in North Maple Ridge and Hammond

Municipality puts area residents on high alert as water levels rise and flooding begins

Water levels creep steadily higher at Maple Ridge Park along the South Alouette River. (Phil Melnychuk photo - THE NEWS)
Flooding along 224 Street in Maple Ridge on Tuesday. (Julie MacMillan photo)
Flooding along 224 Street in Maple Ridge on Tuesday. (Julie MacMillan photo)
A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Warning issued as forecast calls for 20-foot waves in Tofino

Dangerous waves, strong currents and upper-shoreline flooding expected for Tofino-Ucluelet area

A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)