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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Updated
From: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Issued: Apr 27, 2020 at 07:26 AM
- Alert: Apr 26, 2020 at 12:23 PM
- Update: Apr 26, 2020 at 08:06 PM
- Update: Apr 27, 2020 at 02:05 AM
- Update: Apr 27, 2020 at 07:26 AM
Area: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Description: Flooding continues in the Fort McMurray area and many parts of downtown are under mandatory evacuation orders. There is no access to the Lower Townsite due to flooding concerns. A Boil Water Advisory was issued for Fort McMurray neighbourhoods north of the Athabasca River bridges. The public must check the municipal website for information on their area..
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. A Boil Water Advisory for Fort McMurray neighbourhoods north of the Athabasca River bridges. Go to www.rmwb.ca/riverbreakup or call the Pulse at 780-743-7000 or email [email protected] for more information.
Instruction: A Boil Water Advisory was issued for all neighbourhoods north of the Athabasca River bridges. 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. Go to the Municipal Website or Pulse for more information.
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