Alberta Emergency Alert - Flash Flood Alert Updated

Advisory: Flash Flood (Updated Apr 28, 2018 at 10:27 PM)

Advisory: Flash Flood

Updated Apr 28, 2018 at 10:27 PM

Source: Mackenzie County

Issued: Apr 28, 2018 at 10:27 PM

Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Flash Flood Alert Updated

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.

Action to take:

  • 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:

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