Alberta Environment declares flood watch near Town of Banff, Lake Louise

Alberta Environment declared a flood watch for the Bow River upstream of the Town of Banff and Pipestone River near Lake Louise

 

 

Alberta Environment declared a flood watch for the Bow River upstream of the Town of Banff and Pipestone River near Lake Louise.

The advisory noted the higher temperatures in recent days and rain from May 27 to 29 have led to snow melting and water levels increasing.

The Bow River in Banff and Lake Louise was highlighted in seeing water rising 0.4 to 0.5 metres since June 1 and it’s expected to rise between 0.2 to 0.4 metres during the weekend.

The water levels for the Pipestone River near Lake Louise may also rise 0.15 to 0.30 metres, the advisory warned.

The Town of Banff warned that some trails are covered in water, which was resulted in closures.

The Town of Canmore also warned residents to be aware of rising water levels.

 

Alberta Environment has declared a Flood Watch for upstream of Banff (https://rivers.alberta.ca/). Some trails in Banff...

Posted by Town of Banff on Friday, June 4, 2021

 

Update June 8: The Flood Watch has now ended for the Bow and Pipestone Rivers. Alberta Environment has declared a...

Posted by Town of Canmore on Friday, June 4, 2021

 

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