Advisory: High Water Level
Issued Apr 23, 2018 at 04:27 PM
Source: Red Deer County
Issued: Apr 23, 2018 at 04:27 PM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert
A substantial ice jam on the Little Red Deer River at Highway 587 is causing localized flooding of roads and property. Affected residents in low lying areas near Highway 587, including Silver Lagoon subdivision and Red Lodge Estates should take immediate measures to protect life and property. Residents of Silver Lagoon are under a voluntary evacuation notice.
A registration centre for evacuees will be established at Cottonwood Gordon Hall, located at 3005 Township Road 352, starting at 5:00p.m. Sand bags are available at the Spruceview Fire Hall for affected residents.
Action to take:
- Move to high ground
- Evacuate immediately
- Avoid rivers, valleys and low lying areas
- Follow the directions of local authorities
- Take all necessary precautions
- Avoid the area.
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