Source: County of Forty Mile No. 8
Issued: Apr 19, 2018 at 10:32 AM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert: County of Forty Mile Overland Flood Alert Updated
There is a large amount of snow melt water travelling across land. This is leading to localized flooding, water flowing over and eroding roadways. Travel through low areas may be hazardous.
Last updated 10:30 April 19, 2018
This is an update and the hazard will not be mitigated in the short term.
There is overland flooding occuring within the County. Over 60 roads have been closed and many others have been compromised. Do not bypass or move barricades or travel through water covered roads as there may be unforeseen hazards. Operations staff continue to develop plans for the coming days including evaluation of risk areas and operational requirements. Please call 403-867-3940 if your home is being impacted or if you find an unmarked hazard. Road closure locations and further updates are posted on the County Web Site as they become available. http://www.40mile.ca
Action to take:
- Take all necessary precautions
- Follow the directions of local authorities
- Do not travel through water covered roads
- Avoid the area
- Listen for further updates and follow the instructions that apply to your area.
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