flood watch

The Shuswap River Ambassadors keep an eye on water conditions and don’t yet advise floating on the Enderby waterway. (Contributed)

Emergency mode dropped in Enderby but floating not advised

Shuswap River levels still much higher than normal

 

Sunday’s rain brings high streamflow advisory for the Okanagan. (File photo)

Thunderstorm, rain brings new high streamflow advisory for the Okanagan

Similkameen River and Mission Creek tributaries impacted, says BC River Forecast Centre

 

Stepney Road is now fully open in Spallumcheen since flooding. (Township photos)

Flood watch underway in North Okanagan

Enderby, Armstrong and Spallumcheen keeping an eye on creek and river levels

 

Mission Creek is at risk of flooding (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)

High streamflow advisory issued for the Okanagan

The advisory states that Mission Creek and Okanagan streams are at risk of flooding

Mission Creek is at risk of flooding (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)
(Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
(Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
A view of Captain’s Cove on Shuswap Lake shows the high lake levels as of Monday morning, June 27. The lake dropped just a smidgeon in the previous 24 hours - 0.002 metres or 0.07 inches. (Jan Thingsted/Columbia Shuswap Regional District)

Level of Shuswap Lake drops a smidgeon but peak still in question

Tuesday’s forecast thunderstorm, rapid snow melt could affect levels

A view of Captain’s Cove on Shuswap Lake shows the high lake levels as of Monday morning, June 27. The lake dropped just a smidgeon in the previous 24 hours - 0.002 metres or 0.07 inches. (Jan Thingsted/Columbia Shuswap Regional District)
Mission Creek is flowing at a height of 2 meters. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

Flood watch: Search suspended for missing woman in Kelowna water

The City of Kelowna declared a state of emergency on June 14

Mission Creek is flowing at a height of 2 meters. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
The River Forecast Centre is warning of incoming rainy weather, that will increase the risk of flooding in several parts of B.C. (TNRD photo)

Heavy rain in parts of B.C. a concern for flood-prone areas: River Forecast Centre

Rain could impact headwaters of the north and south Thompson rivers and the Cariboo mountains

The River Forecast Centre is warning of incoming rainy weather, that will increase the risk of flooding in several parts of B.C. (TNRD photo)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

COSAR back on the search for missing woman and dog in Kelowna

Chelsea Cardno and her dog JJ were last seen on Tuesday, June 14

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
(Photo - Brittany Webster/Kelowna Capital News)

Creek still too high to search for missing Kelowna woman

Mission Creek remains over capacity

(Photo - Brittany Webster/Kelowna Capital News)
Okanagan Lake in Penticton has reached full pool and will continue to rise over the next couple weeks. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Monitoring for flooding as Okanagan Lake exceeds full pool

The City of Penticton and fire department ready to activate sandbagging or tiger dams if necessary

Okanagan Lake in Penticton has reached full pool and will continue to rise over the next couple weeks. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Stepney Road near Highway 97 in Spallumcheen is closed due to floodin. (Township of Spallumcheen photo)

Flood watch and emergency operations activated in North Okanagan

Spallumcheen’s Stepney Road closed as water spills over in 2 spots

Stepney Road near Highway 97 in Spallumcheen is closed due to floodin. (Township of Spallumcheen photo)
About 30 inches of water floods a Lumby driveway June 14. (Penny Treen photo)

Flooding prompts evacuation alerts in Lumby

Residents pitching in to help each other with sandbagging

About 30 inches of water floods a Lumby driveway June 14. (Penny Treen photo)
Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)

FLOOD WATCH: Mission Creek levels drop in Kelowna

Mission Creek, Scotty Creek and Mill Creek focus for officials and flood mitigation efforts

Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)
Similkameen River is at 1.875 metres in height and with a flow rate of 118 cubic metres per second as of June 9. (File photo)

Rivers high but not near November’s flood levels in South Okanagan Similkameen

The Similkameen River saw almost 4 times the flow rate during 2021’s flooding

Similkameen River is at 1.875 metres in height and with a flow rate of 118 cubic metres per second as of June 9. (File photo)
The Kicking Horse River in Golden. (Claire Palmer photo)

Flood Watch issued for Upper Columbia

The advisory is in effect for Invermere, Radium, Golden and Revelstoke.

The Kicking Horse River in Golden. (Claire Palmer photo)
A property affected by November flooding of the Nicola River is seen along Highway 8 on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, March 24, 2022. British Columbia officials are closing some roadways as forecasted heavy rainfall and warming weather increases the risk of flooding in parts of the province’s north and Interior. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Communities across B.C. brace for potential flooding this weekend and next week

A late spring thaw and remaining snowpacks mean warm weather could trigger disaster

A property affected by November flooding of the Nicola River is seen along Highway 8 on the Shackan Indian Band, northwest of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, March 24, 2022. British Columbia officials are closing some roadways as forecasted heavy rainfall and warming weather increases the risk of flooding in parts of the province’s north and Interior. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
While the snow pack levels are above normal in much of the province, the Okanagan and Nicola regions remain lower than normal, according to the May 1, 2022 statistics. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)

Snow levels below normal in the Okanagan and Nicola regions

Despite lower snow packs, province warns of possibility of spring flooding

While the snow pack levels are above normal in much of the province, the Okanagan and Nicola regions remain lower than normal, according to the May 1, 2022 statistics. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)
A Kelowna resident braces for rising Okanagan Lake water during flooding in 2017. (Photo/Carli Berry)

Central Okanagan Emergency urges to prepare for potential disasters

May 1-7 is Emergency Preparedness Week

A Kelowna resident braces for rising Okanagan Lake water during flooding in 2017. (Photo/Carli Berry)
Ice jams are causing potential flooding along the Similkameen River Wednesday evening. (RDOS photo)

Ice jams cause evacuation alerts in rural Keremeos and Princeton

Threat of flooding for five properties Wednesday evening

Ice jams are causing potential flooding along the Similkameen River Wednesday evening. (RDOS photo)
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