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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert - Flash Flood Alert Updated
From: Mackenzie County
Issued: Apr 28, 2018 at 11:14 AM
- Alert: Apr 27, 2018 at 03:33 PM
- Update: Apr 28, 2018 at 09:45 AM
- Update: Apr 28, 2018 at 11:14 AM
Area: Mackenzie #23
Description: A State of Local Emergency has been declared due to the risk of flooding in Fort Vermilion and surrounding area. Water levels have risen significantly this morning and continue to rise. A reception centre has been established at the Fort Vermilion Community Complex at 5001 – 44 Ave. Residents in North Vermilion, Buttertown, have been asked to evacuate.
Instruction: Residents in other low lying areas are also asked to prepare for a possible evacuation. All evacuees are asked to report to the reception centre or call 780-927-3718 to register. Please avoid low lying areas. Do not bypass or move barricades.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio