This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Woodlands County has issued an Evacuation Order for Twp Rd 620a area along the Athabasca River, east of Fort Assiniboine.

Critical: Flash Flood - Woodlands County (Issued Jun 21, 2023 at 05:05 PM)

Critical: Flash Flood - Woodlands County

Issued Jun 21, 2023 at 05:05 PM

Source: Woodlands County

Issued: Jun 21, 2023 at 05:05 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Woodlands County has issued an Evacuation Order for Twp Rd 620a area along the Athabasca River, east of Fort Assiniboine.

Rising waters on the Athabasca River are causing overland flooding and will washout roads. Peak flows are expected in Fort Assiniboine tonight and will remain high through Thursday.

Affected areas (1):

  • Woodlands County

Action to take:

  • Everyone in the affected area must evacuate immediately
  • Gather pets, important documents, and medication
  • A Reception Centre is set up at Woodlands County Fort Assiniboine Office until 9pm
  • Call 1-780-584-3866 to register or for information
  • Call 9-1-1 for emergency assistance
  • Do not move or bypass barricades
  • Avoid driving through flooded areas
  • Travel with extreme caution.

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