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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert
From: Lethbridge County
Issued: Apr 16, 2018 at 10:23 AM
- Alert: Apr 16, 2018 at 10:23 AM
Area: Lethbridge County
Description: Lethbridge County has declared a State of Local Emergency due to flooding in the County. Overland flooding is impacting rural areas and local roads in various locations throughout the County.
If your buildings or above ground structures are in danger of flooding, please contact Lethbridge County at: Daytime: call (403) 732-5333 After-hours: call (403) 328-5525 and follow the voice prompts. Several roads are currently closed and remain impassable due to water levels building up above the height of the road. If you are aware that water has impacted a roadway and it does not have barricades or signage, please contact the above numbers. Please do not message the County on social media (Facebook/Twitter) for public works emergencies as these accounts are not monitored 24/7. Go to http://lethcounty.ca/ for information and updates Updates will also be posted on the Lethbridge County Facebook: www.facebook.com/LethCounty And Twitter: twitter.com/LethCounty
Instruction: Be cautious of rising water levels. Drive with caution on roads that have been softened by moisture or are covered with water. Do not drive on roads that are closed or barricaded for your safety.
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