flood watch

Typical low-level flooding in the Granby River near the near the Dam Site trail, May 5 2020. River flows are expected to continue to increase through the weekend of May 8 and the RDKB will reassess actions required on May 7.

Boundary rivers projected to rise after Wednesday rain, weekend warming

The West Kettle, Kettle and Granby are all at their highest points yet for 2020

Typical low-level flooding in the Granby River near the near the Dam Site trail, May 5 2020. River flows are expected to continue to increase through the weekend of May 8 and the RDKB will reassess actions required on May 7.
The RDKB and the City of Grand Forks have temporary flood prevention tools such as Tiger dams ready for deployment if needed. (City of Grand Forks/Submitted)

Cooler weekend weather should slow Kettle River’s rise: RDKB

Longer range predictions still uncertain, but slower melt favourable to date

The RDKB and the City of Grand Forks have temporary flood prevention tools such as Tiger dams ready for deployment if needed. (City of Grand Forks/Submitted)
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
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.
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)