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Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert

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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert - High Water Level Alert

Apr 29, 2018 at 07:41 AM

From: Woodlands County

Issued: Apr 29, 2018 at 07:41 AM


  • Alert: Apr 29, 2018 at 07:41 AM

Area: Woodlands County

Description: There are high water levels in streams, rivers, and other bodies of water that may create dangerous situations or lead to flooding. There are also a number of ice jams affecting the Athabasca river, in addition the river has risen rapidly over the past hour in the area of Pride Valley East of Fort Assiniboine.

As a precautionary measure residents in the lower Pride Valley area are being asked to evacuate as a number of roads are underwater. Barricades and signs are being placed. Please avoid the area. If you encounter an area that requires immediate attention, please contact Woodlands County at 1 888 870 6315. Field staff are monitoring the situation and updates will be posted on our website at

Instruction: Leave the area if it is safe to do so. Avoid rivers, valleys and low lying areas. Follow the directions of local authorities. Take all necessary precautions. Avoid the area. Listen for further updates and follow the instructions that apply to your area.

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