Friday, May 4th, 2018 – 4:00 PM
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Bancroft District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is now in effect for the Madawaska River. A Flood Warning remains in effect for the York River. A Flood Watch remains in effect for the Little Mississippi River watershed. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook remains in effect for the remainder of Bancroft District.
Residents of Bancroft District should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution near fast-moving rivers and streams. Please alert any children under your care to these dangers and supervise their activities. Residents who have a historic susceptibility to flooding should take appropriate precautions to protect their property, such as ensuring sump pumps are functioning and securing items that may float away as water levels rise.
MNRF is closely monitoring the weather and developing watershed conditions. Further updates will be issued as appropriate.