January 30, 2020 7:03 PM
Weather & Flood Advisory: Thursday, January 30
Environment Canada has issued a high rainfall warning that could cause flooding along both the North and South Alouette River system. We are recommending that citizens living in areas that are prone to flooding in high rainfall events be on alert for the next 48 hours as this weather system moves through.
Monitor the latest alerts from the BC River Forecast Centre, Environment Canada and on the City of Maple Ridge website and social media channels. Using the following links;
The link to the BC River Forecast advisory can be found at http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/warnings/advisories/flood_009.htm.
The link to the Environment Canada rainfall warning can be found here https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc42.
BC River Forecast Centre https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/water/drought-flooding-dikes-dams/river-forecast-centre
Environment Canada https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/hourly/bc-35_metric_e.html
City of Maple Ridge Facebook https://www.facebook.com/yourmapleridge
City of Maple Ridge website http://www.mapleridge.ca/
The City of Maple Ridge is monitoring the situation and more information will be released as it comes available.
We ask that you share this information with your friends and family who live along the North and South Alouette Rivers and take the opportunity to review your personal preparation for an extreme weather event.