This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Woodlands County has updated the Evacuation Order for Flats Rd area along the Athabasca River.

Critical: Flash Flood - Woodlands County (Updated Jun 22, 2023 at 05:24 PM)

Critical: Flash Flood - Woodlands County

Updated Jun 22, 2023 at 05:24 PM

Source: Woodlands County

Issued: Jun 22, 2023 at 05:24 PM

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Description: This is an Alberta Emergency Alert. Woodlands County has updated the Evacuation Order for Flats Rd area along the Athabasca River.

Waters on the Athabasca River are receding. Overland flooding is still affecting roadways in the area.

Area: The Evacuation Order has been cancelled for Flats Rd area west of Trestle Rd. The order is in effect for everyone east of Trestle Rd near Flats Rd.

Affected areas (1):

  • Woodlands County

Action to take:

  • Residents on Flats Rd/Twp Rd 600, west of Trestle Rd, may return
  • Residents must enter Flats Rd via Town of Whitecourt
  • Trestle Rd/RR 112 is closed
  • Drive with caution
  • Inspect your home for damage
  • Do NOT enter your home if the structure is off its foundation or any part has collapsed
  • Contact your insurance provider for damages
  • Avoid the Athabasca River as banks are unstable
  • Call 1-888-870-6315 for information.

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