Residents have been told to prepare for evacuations
High river levels are causing flooding across northern Alberta.
Alberta Environment and Parks have issued flood watches and warnings after 60-100 millimetres of rain fell in areas from Rocky Mountain House, Edson and Grande Prairie.
In the Peace River Basin, a flood warning has been issued for the Smoky River at Watino, where forecasters say water levels may rise six metres.
Residents have been told to prepare for a possible evacuation.
Flood watches have been issued for
- Pembina River
- Simonette River
- Athabasca River at Whitecourt
- McLeod River from Rosevear to Whitecourt