Flood warning downgraded in Peace Region

Photo Courtesy: B.C. Government Twitter

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Emergency Info BC has downgraded the flood warning to a high streamflow advisory in the Peace Region as well as Fort Nelson as of noon Saturday.

The BC River Forecast Centre is downgrading the Flood Warning to a High Streamflow Advisory for:

  • Peace Region including streams near Pine Pass, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Dawson Creek, and Fort St John

The BC River Forecast Centre is downgrading the Flood Watch to a High Streamflow Advisory for:

  • Northeast BC including streams near Fort Nelson

Emergency Info BC says streamflows continued to drop overnight following peak flows on Thursday as well as Friday. They have now reached levels where the chance of flooding is minimal. Streamflows in the Moberly River, Beatton River, and Fontas River increased overnight.

A flood warning remains in place for Moberly River. 

Dawson Creek and Chetwynd were hammered last week as the BC storm wreaked havoc across Northern BC causing severe flooding in some areas.