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Flood warning continues for Quesnel River

The River Forecast Centre is maintaining its flood warning for the Quesnel River.

The River Forecast Centre is maintaining a flood watch for the Thompson River from Kamloops to Spences Bridge and the South Thompson River (including Shuswap Lake).

The River Forecast Centre is maintaining a High Streamflow Advisory for the North Thompson River including tributaries around Barriere, Clearwater and Blue River and the Nicola River.

Rivers have peaked from rainfall earlier in the week. For most rivers in the region, peak river levels that have been observed this year have occurred over the past few days. Snowmelt flood risks may be subsiding as snow coverage across watersheds has become diminished. While rivers remain full and at capacity, they will continue to remain vulnerable to additional runoff, particularly from rainfall.

Rainfall and potential thundershowers over the region on Tuesday into Wednesday may lead to increased runoff into rivers throughout the region. For rivers and lakes at or near capacity, this may lead to additional rises in levels on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The public is advised to stay clear of the fast-flowing rivers and potentially unstable riverbanks
during the high-streamflow period.
Be prepared and know your hazards. The River Forecast Centre continues to monitor the conditions and will provide updates as
conditions warrant.

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