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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert - Flash Flood Alert Updated
From: Mackenzie County
Issued: Apr 28, 2018 at 10:27 PM
- Alert: Apr 27, 2018 at 03:33 PM
- Update: Apr 28, 2018 at 09:45 AM
- Update: Apr 28, 2018 at 11:14 AM
- Update: Apr 28, 2018 at 10:27 PM
Area: Mackenzie #23
Description: Water levels have not changed significantly over the last 12 hours and remain high. Some areas remain flooded and the risk remains high in the Fort Vermilion area. The reception centre will close at 9:00 and re-open at 6:00 a.m.. The Emergency Coordination Centre will remain open overnight at the County office at 4511 – 46 Avenue. Check the Mackenzie County Facebook page for additional info
A State of Local Emergency was declared at 10:25 this morning. Residents in North Vermilion, Buttertown, remain evacuated and homes in the area are without power.
Instruction: Listen for further updates and follow the instructions of local authorities. Avoid low lying areas near the Peace River. Do not bypass or remove barricades.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio