Source: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Issued: Apr 26, 2020 at 08:06 PM
Description: Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Updated
The Athabasca River and Clearwater River and Hangingstone River are flooding in areas in Fort McMurray. Mandatory Evacuation orders are in place for the Communities of Draper, Longboat Landing, Waterways and Ptarmigan Court Trailer park, and the Taiga Nova Industrial Park, and the public must not be in these areas.
All evacuees should report to the drive thru reception center that has been set up at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre at 515 MacKenzie Boulevard. Everyone should continue to social distance where possible while evacuating and registering. If immediate assistance is needed while evacuating, call 911.
Go to www.rmwb.ca/riverbreakup for more information.
Action to take:
- Members of the public must stay away from all river systems in Fort McMurray and not be travelling in the downtown area unless absolutely necessary
- All evacuees must go to the drive thru Registration Centre at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre.
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