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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Cypress County High Water Level Alert
From: Cypress County
Issued: Apr 20, 2018 at 10:10 AM
- Alert: Apr 20, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Area: Cypress County
Description: There are high water levels in streams, tributaries, and other bodies of water that may create dangerous situations or lead to flooding along the banks and to low lying areas.
The Seven Persons Creek is experiencing high water levels as a result of increases in upstream flow. This is causing high water levels along the Seven Persons Creek's banks, and may result in the banks overflowing and flooding low lying areas. Flows along the Seven Persons Creek are expected to reach the City of Medicine Hat by the afternoon of Friday, May 20, 2018.
Instruction: Be aware of areas known to flood easily such as the Seven Persons Creek's banks, tributaries, and low lying areas. Avoid the Seven Persons' Creek area, it's tributaries, and low lying areas. Please take precautions to move machinery and equipment out of the areas expected to receive flooding. Listen for further updates and follow the instructions that apply to your area.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio