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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

The system that brought heavy rains today has passed through, and TRCA has cancelled its Flood Warning. Water levels in local rivers and streams are receding, but remain dangerous due to high flows and water levels

FLOOD WARNING CANCELLATION

DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2015

TIME: 9:30 PM

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

Toronto and Region Conservation advises that the weather system that brought heavy rainfall to the Greater Toronto Area today has passed through, and that water levels are receding. The Flood Warning is cancelled and a Watershed Conditions Statement for Water Safety will be issued. Conditions in local rivers and streams will continue to be dangerous due to high flows and water levels.

Toronto and Region Conservation will continue to monitor the weather and watershed conditions and will issue further messages as necessary. For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.

Flood Duty Officer Chief Flood Duty Officer
Nathan Plato Dana Khademi
416-661-6514
416-661-6600 ext.5697

Note: A Flood Warning is a notice that flooding is imminent or occurring in specific watercourses or municipalities. Municipalities and individuals should take action to deal with flood conditions. This may include road closures and evacuations


WATER SAFETY
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT

DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2015

TIME: 10:00 PM

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

Weather Conditions:
Toronto and Region Conservation advises that the weather system that brought heavy rainfall to the Greater Toronto Area has passed. Showers will end this evening. However, the weather forecast has a chance of showers for overnight and into tomorrow morning.

Issues:
Localized flooding from the heavy rainfall today has ended, but the flows and water levels in the creeks and rivers of the Greater Toronto Area remain high, and conditions remain unsafe.

Actions:
Please exercise caution around all bodies of water. Please alert any children under your care of these dangerous conditions and supervise their activities.

Toronto and Region Conservation will continue to monitor the weather and watershed conditions and will issue further messages as necessary. This Water Safety Watershed Conditions Statement will be in effect through Thursday, October 29, 2015. For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.

Flood Duty Officer Chief Flood Duty Officer
Nathan Plato Dana Khademi
416-661-6514
416-661-6600 ext.5697

Note: A Water Safety Watershed Conditions Statement may be issued when there are high flows, unsafe banks, melting ice or other factors could be dangerous for recreational users such as anglers, canoeists, hikers, children, pets, etc. Flooding is not expected.

 

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