Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Big Lakes County Updated

Advisory: Overland Flood (Updated Apr 22, 2020 at 05:48 PM)

Advisory: Overland Flood

Updated Apr 22, 2020 at 05:48 PM

Source: Big Lakes County

Issued: Apr 22, 2020 at 05:48 PM

Description: Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Big Lakes County Updated

Big Lakes County is experiencing heavy spring runoff conditions which is causing overland flooding of low lying areas from various rivers, streams and creeks within Big Lakes County.

The following roads within Big Lakes County have been closed due to overland flooding and/or culvert washouts: Range Road 185 south from Twp. Road 742 to Twp. Road 740 Range Road 180 at Hwy 2 south Twp Road 742 east from Range Road 160 to Range Road 154 Twp Road 742 west from Range Road 160 to Range Road 161 Twp Road 724 east (of Hwy 749) at Range Road 164. Range Road 93 north of Hwy 2 Range Road 112 House Mountain Rd at km 23 Twp Road 742 west of Range Road 185 Twp Road 714 east of Range Road 163 Twp Road 750 east of Hwy 750 to Range Road 152 Twp Road 755A We will continue to add to this list of road closures as we become aware of flooded conditions.

Area: Big Lakes

Action to take:

  • Avoid rivers, valleys and low lying areas
  • Do not move remove or drive around barricades
  • Do not travel on flooded roads which could be washing out
  • Listen for further updates from the County and follow the instructions that apply to your area
  • If you encounter a flooded road that has not yet been marked or barricaded contact the County Office at 780-523-5955.

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