BC Flood

Okanagan flooding risk ‘moderate’

Barring some extreme, record-setting rain, flooding in Okanagan Lake is extremely unlikely this year

 

Prepare for possibilities of spring flooding in Okanagan, RDOS warns

High snowpack and rain may cause flooding in areas of the South Okanagan - Similkameen

  • Feb 15, 2020

 

Storm strands travellers, cuts off only road access to remote B.C. community

Bamfield still waiting for promised road upgrades after fatal bus crash last September

  • Feb 3, 2020

 

Waters rising in flood-ravaged southern B.C. as residents brace for ‘round two’

Heavy rains and spring runoff combined to push floodwaters to levels not seen in 70 years in and around Grand Forks last week.

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now

Bridge collapse in Okanagan Falls

A bridge has collapsed along Shuttleworth Creek in Okanagan Falls

Evacuation order made as creek floods in South Okanagan

An evacuation order has been issued due to flooding in Okanagan Falls

  • May 10, 2018

Out of the flood, into the fire

BC wildfire crews redeployed but flood recovery efforts continue

Okanagan Lake levels slowly dropping

Okanagan Lake level dropped 1.3 centimetres from yesterday and is now at 343.067 above sea level

B.C. premier checks out flooding in Okanagan

Christy Clark pays low-key vistis to Penticton, Summerland and Central Okanagan Tuesday.

Across The Lake Swim still a go say organizers

The event will feature 1,200 swimmers and go July 15 despite the high level of Okanagan Lake.

Wind and rain in forecast add to flooding concern

Wind and rain in forecast add to Central Okanagan flooding concerns

Okanagan Lake continues to move toward record high levels

Expected temperatures of 30 C could send more melted snow water flowing down already swollen creeks.

Wind kicked up waves, knocked down trees

Crews are clearing windfall from streams and inspecting and assessing flood protection measures

Wind worries as Okanagan lake continues to rise

Wind could create more flooding issues

UPDATE: North Westside residents can return home

Slope stability testing on Monday has allowed residents affected by landslide to return to their homes

Kelowna to be hit by one-in-200 year flood

“We are expecting to see is unprecedented water levels …”

Lower Nicola cut off from City of Merritt

Flood waters force evacuations in the Lower Nicola region.

Mill Creek levels down

About 90 residences remain evacuated in Kelowna; some creeks going down, others remain high