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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Beatton River Flood Warning downgraded; others also downgraded

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Beatton River Flood Warning has been downgraded according to the River Forecast Centre.

Updates were also added for the following areas:

  • Beatton River – Flood Watch (DOWNGRADED)
  • Moberly River – High Streamflow Advisory (DOWNGRADED)
  • Peace River – High Streamflow Advisory (DOWNGRADED)
  • Peace Region (excepting above) – High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED)
  • North-East BC including tributaries to the Sikanni Chief, Prophet and Muskwa Rivers and surrounding areas south-west of Fort Nelson – High Streamflow Advisory (ENDED)

Conditions through the region have improved with easing rainfall and cooling temperatures.
As of 1:30PM on Monday, conditions include:

  • Moberly River near Fort St. John (07FB008) is flowing at 113 m3/s (5-10 year flow) and slowly receding. Continued slow declines in river levels are expected through the week
  • Peace River above Alces River (07FD010) is flowing at 5000 m3/s (between a 5-year and 10-year flow) and appears to be at peak level for this event. Flows are expected to slowly recede through today, but remain high
  • Beatton River near Fort St. John (07FC001) is flowing at 1800 m3/s (50-year flow) and slowly receding. Flows are expected to continue to recede through this week
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The Forecast Centre says weather conditions are favourable for continued improvement of river levels throughout the region this week.

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