Water Advisories – Flooding
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 03:16 PM
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority advises that the current forecasted precipitation over the weekend is between 15 and 35 millimetres. However, localized storm cells across the watershed may contribute an additional 15 to 50 mm for Friday May 20th and Saturday May 21st. This would bring the two-day precipitation potential to 15 to 85 mm. At this time, there is considerable uncertainty as to the anticipated location and duration of these storm...
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 08:38 AM
Forecast rainfall will further elevate water levels across the watershed over the next few days.
A Texas low will be moving through Southern Ontario today, bringing widespread rain and freezing rain to the area. Forecasts are calling for 20-30mm of rainfall beginning this morning and continuing into Thursday, however risk of thunderstorms tonight could bring heavier amounts to localized areas. A Freezing Rain Warning is currently...
Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 09:14 AM
Warmer than normal temperatures and the associated snowmelt will result in elevated water levels across the watershed over the next several days.
Unseasonably warm temperatures will accelerate the melting of the remaining snowpack over the next several days, resulting in quick runoff into streams and rivers. Snow surveys conducted on March 15th were highly variable across the watershed. While much of the agricultural fields contained...
Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:05 AM
The Flood Outlook statement issued last Thursday will be extended into this week. Forecast rainfall, warmer temperatures, and the associated snowmelt will result in further elevation of water levels across the watershed over the next few days and increase the potential for ice jams.
Rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm are expected today, with temperatures reaching near 10 degrees Celsius by late afternoon. Some melting of the...
Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2022 10:20 AM
Recent rainfall, warmer temperatures, and the associated snowmelt will result in elevated water levels across the watershed over the next few days, with a potential for ice jams.
A low-pressure system tracked through the region yesterday bringing rain and strong winds. Rainfall amounts ranging from 15 to 35 mm were recorded throughout the watershed, with heaviest rainfall observed in the east end.
The combination of rain and unseasonably...