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Notice: Watershed conditions - Flood outlook statement

Posted On Monday March 11, 2019
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WATERSHED CONDITIONS: Flood Outlook Statement
March 8 th, 2019

Weather Forecast:
Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above-freezing temperatures starting Sunday, March 10th, 2019. Current short-term forecast indicates minimal amounts of precipitation.

Environmental Conditions:
The South Nation Conservation (SNC) jurisdiction has received an above average amount of snowfall this winter. Snowpack and ice thickness across the watershed are also above average, while water levels are slightly below normal for this time of the year.

Risks:
Forecasted above-freezing temperatures will cause snow to melt, which may cause flooding in low lying areas and increased potential for ice jams.

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