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Lee Nermo
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(Station 354 - City)

 

 


UPDATE: Flood Advisory for Southern Interior - May 14, 2013

The BC River Forecast Center has downgraded the Flood Watch for the Kettle and Granby Rivers to High Streamflow Advisory level.

During a conference call Tuesday morning the River Forecast Center advised that water levels in both rivers were expected to remain steady or possibly decrease over the next couple of days, dependant on prevailing weather conditions. Both river systems are expected to remain below the levels reached in 2006.

The Regional District of Kootenay/Boundary Emergency Program remains activated at level 1, which allows staff to respond to requests for sandbags from residents. Staff are monitoring river levels, and further updates will be issued as required.

Residents are reminded to stay back from river banks. High water levels can push logs and other large debris into the river.

 

Call Statistics
April
Fire:             26
Rescue:            8
First Responder:  23

2018
     Fire:Rescue:F.R.
Jan     7   10    28
Feb     7    0    16
Mar    10    6    13
Apr    26    8    23
2018   50   24    80

2017
     Fire:Rescue:F.R.
Jan    12    1    21
Feb     7    3    16
Mar    15    3    18
Apr    19    5    19
May     8   20    13
Jun     9    5    17
Jul    19    4    14
Aug    20    5    28
Sep    26    3    19
Oct    20    7    20
Nov    10    4    25
Dec    14   12    22
2017  179   69   232

2016
     Fire:Rescue:F.R.
Jan     7    8    36
Feb    11    3    29
Mar    17    4    19
Apr    19    3    13
May     8    5    22
Jun    15    6    20
Jul    16    6    13
Aug    14    6    21
Sep     9    2    17
Oct    11    4    12
Nov    11    5    19
Dec    11    4    15
2016  148   56   236

Previous Years
Year:Fire:Resc:F/R:Ttl
2017  179  69  232 480
2016  148  56  236 440
2015  184  61  370 615
2014  171  41  256 468
2013  182  36  255 473
2012  174  41   83 298

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