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Jun 29, 2022

Keep sandbags in place

A Flood Watch still remains in place for the Shuswap and the South Thompson. Unsettled weather and rain is causing the lake level sensor readings to fluctuate, as you can see in the posted graph from Environment Canada below, but the level is still generally hovering around the 348.9-metre mark. This is close to the 2018 flood level.

The risk of showers and thundershowers continues to...

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Jun 28, 2022

Unsettled weather making high-water predictions uncertain

Levels of Shuswap Lake continue to remain relatively stable around the 348.9 metre mark, despite some rainfall activity in the Shuswap in the early to late morning.

The Shuswap Emergency Program continues to...

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Jun 27, 2022

Lake level holding steady, risk remains

While the levels of local lakes and rivers have begun to stabilize, a Flood Watch is being maintained by the BC River Forecast Centre for Shuswap Lake due to continued potential for heavy rainfall in the coming days.

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Jun 26, 2022

Shuswap Lake close to 349-metre mark

Shuswap Lake hasn’t peaked yet.

The gradual but steady rise of the lake level continues, coming just shy of the 349-metre mark at noon on Sunday. High temperatures are predicted to increase snow melt feeding into the lake,...

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Jun 25, 2022

Weather patterns increasing flood risk in the Shuswap

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Shuswap as the first stretch of warmer than average temperatures moves into the area. Today, Saturday, June 25, temperatures will reach into...

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Jun 24, 2022

#YourCSRD - Highlights from the June 2022 Regular Board Meeting

Get a quick look at what took place at the June 16, 2022 CSRD Board of Directors meeting. 

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Jun 24, 2022

Predicted rain, high temperatures affecting flood projections

Flood season’s not over yet. Shuswap Lake is still rising, now at 348.9 metres and approaching the 349.1 metre mark set in 2018. The Flood Watch remains in effect for the Shuswap.

Predicted rainfall, forecasted high...

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Jun 23, 2022

Evacuation Alert rescinded for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

The Evacuation Alert issued June 13, 2022 by the District of Sicamous through the Shuswap Emergency Program due to the potential danger to life, health and property caused by the threat of a landslide in the Wiseman Creek area is hereby rescinded effective Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 12:30 Hours.

All properties in the Evacuation Alert area are now ALL CLEAR...

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Jun 23, 2022

Expect high-water conditions to continue into July

The Shuswap Emergency Program continues to monitor Shuswap Lake levels very closely as the water level continues to rise. Projections are for the lake to approach, and possibly exceed, flood levels seen in 2018.

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Jun 22, 2022

Shuswap Lake predicted to approach 2018 high-water levels

Current lake level predictions are indicating Shuswap Lake is heading towards a level of 349.1 metres, with the peak expected to take place this coming weekend or into early next week.

Forecasted data from two different types of provincial modeling systems is currently suggesting Saturday, June 25 or Sunday, June 26 may see the highest water levels for the year in the Shuswap.

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