Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Updated

Advisory: Overland Flood (Updated Apr 16, 2018 at 03:06 PM)

Advisory: Overland Flood

Updated Apr 16, 2018 at 03:06 PM

Source: Lethbridge County

Issued: Apr 16, 2018 at 03:06 PM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Updated

The State of Local Emergency remains in Lethbridge County due to overland flooding. The 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: https://www.facebook.com/LethCounty And Twitter: https://twitter.com/LethCounty The next update will be provided at 9:30 AM Tuesday, April 17.

Area: Lethbridge County

Action to take:

  • 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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