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WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: Flood Outlook – St. Lawrence River (UPDATE #3)

This Statement is an update to the Flood Outlook Statement issued on March 27h, 2020. Weather Forecast:Scattered showers may occur across Eastern Ontario next week, but no significant rain event is in the forecast at this time. Environmental Conditions:According to the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board, although no major weather event is in the current forecast, Lake Ontario’s water levels are above average for this time of year and will likely continue rising slightly next week. Read more

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT: Lower Ottawa River

A Water Safety Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River. Based on current snow cover and weather forecast, it’s anticipated that levels and flows from Arnprior to Hawkesbury will remain within the normal range of fluctuations associated with the spring freshet period. Read more

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: Water Safety

Weather Forecast:Environment Canada is forecasting rainfall of 25 to 30 mm on Sunday, March 29th into Monday, March 30th. Environmental Conditions:Water levels across the watershed are normal for this time of year but are expected to increase in the coming days. Risks:Rainfall is likely to produce high water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the watershed. Read more

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