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Flood Forecasting & Warning Centre

Welcome to TRCA’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre. The FFW program consists of daily operations by on-call Flood Duty Officers and also the maintenance of flood control infrastructure (including flood control dams and an extensive gauge network). Please click on the links to see highlights of the many initiatives being undertaken by the TRCA Flood Forecasting and Warning program.

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Flood Warning Line: (416) 661-6514

Flood Status: $theCurrentState

$theCurrentState in effect until Oct 29, 2015

Toronto and Region Conservation advises that Environment Canada is forecasting 45mm of rainfall starting overnight, with heavy rainfall tomorrow morning throughout the afternoon. We will continue to monitor conditions.

FLOOD OUTLOOK
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT

DATE: TUESDAY OCTOBER 27, 2015

TIME: 1:45PM

ISSUED TO: SCHOOL BOARDS, MUNICIPALITIES, LOCAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES, LOCAL POLICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES AND MEDIA

Weather Conditions:
Toronto and Region Conservation advises that Environment Canada is forecasting a low pressure system associated with the remnants of Hurricane Patricia and will move through the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in the early morning tomorrow. Heavier rainfall is expected Wednesday morning through to the afternoon. This weather system is expected to bring 45mm of rainfall with slightly more rain associated with potential thunderstorms before leaving the GTA tomorrow evening.

Issues:
Forecasted rainfall amounts will result in higher than normal water levels and flows. Rivers and streams will be faster flowing, creating unsafe and/or dangerous conditions. There may be flooding on roadways and in low-lying areas.

The combination of slippery and unstable banks will create hazardous conditions close to any river, stream or other water bodies.

Actions:
Please stay away from rivers and streams and exercise caution around all bodies of water. Please alert any children under your care of these dangers and supervise their activities.

This Flood Outlook Watershed Conditions Statement will be in effect through to Thursday October 29, 2015. TRCA will continue to monitor streams and weather conditions closely. Further flood related messages will be issued as required. For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.

Flood Duty Officer Chief Flood Duty Officer
Nathan Plato Dana Khademi
416-661-6600 ext. 5697

 

PDF version: WCS - Flood Outlook Oct 27 NP DK