B.C. Floods 2021

Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)

Mother of missing Kelowna woman confirms body found in flooded field is her daughter

‘It is with very heavy hearts that we have to announce that we have found our sweet Chelsea’

 

An enhanced coloured sun and sky due to the wildfires south of the border silhouettes trees on a mountain top in North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, October 2, 2020. Rainy conditions that raised flood risks in north, central and southeastern British Columbia are being replaced by sunshine as a brief heat wave, the first in the province this year, offers a respite until early next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

Flood watches maintained in parts of the southern Interior and northeastern B.C.

 

The Little Shuswap Lake Band issued an evacuation order due to flooding on June 22, 2022 for two properties on Schouten Road. The yellow area on the Google Earth image is subject to an evacuation alert while the red area is on evacuation order. (Little Shuswap Lake Band)

Little Shuswap Lake Band issues evacuation order due to flooding

Just a month after a devastating fire at Quaaout Lodge, two properties are threatened by flooding

 

A Yellowstone National Park ranger is seen standing near a road wiped out by flooding along the Gardner River the week before, near Gardiner, Mont., June 19, 2022. Park officials said they hope to open most of the park within two weeks after it was shuttered in the wake of the floods. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods

Wildlife-rich northern half of the park will remain shuttered until at least early July

A Yellowstone National Park ranger is seen standing near a road wiped out by flooding along the Gardner River the week before, near Gardiner, Mont., June 19, 2022. Park officials said they hope to open most of the park within two weeks after it was shuttered in the wake of the floods. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
British Columbia's provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Friday July 3, 2020. Environment Canada says the first hot spell of the year is about to settle over much of British Columbia, bringing temperatures in the low to mid-30s until at least early next week.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Rain, impending heat wave prompt warning and raise flood potential in B.C.

Thunderstorms, rain, melting snow have the potential to push those waterways above flood stage

British Columbia's provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Friday July 3, 2020. Environment Canada says the first hot spell of the year is about to settle over much of British Columbia, bringing temperatures in the low to mid-30s until at least early next week.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captured video of a flooded Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

New policy on flood mitigation to tackle risks to B.C. businesses and infrastructure

Business leaders from Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Surrey co-authored action-oriented policy

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captured video of a flooded Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Lion’s Park in Oliver has flooded including the dog park. (Zoli Kovacs photo)

Popular park in South Okanagan floods

A pond has formed at Lion’s Park with flooding at the playground and dog park

Lion’s Park in Oliver has flooded including the dog park. (Zoli Kovacs photo)
Mission Creek is flowing at a height of 2 meters. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

Flood watch: Search suspended for missing woman in Kelowna water

The City of Kelowna declared a state of emergency on June 14

Mission Creek is flowing at a height of 2 meters. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
The Mill Creek Flood Prevention Program restored a culvert that diverts water into Mission Creek (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna re-routing water to Mission Creek to minimize flood impacts

The Mill Creek Flood Protection Project phase one is now fully operational

The Mill Creek Flood Prevention Program restored a culvert that diverts water into Mission Creek (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Okanagan Lake is now over full pool (File photo)

Okanagan Lake full and expected to continue to rise over weekend

The Central Okanagan Regional Emergency Program has announced that the lake is above full pool

Okanagan Lake is now over full pool (File photo)
Sand and sandbag locations will be listed on theRDOS Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) website: https://emergency.rdos.bc.ca/If you require assistance with sandbagging, please connect with friends, family or volunteer organizations.The RDOS does not deliver sand or sandbags to private residences or businesses. Filled sandbags are not available from the RDOS.

Overland flooding confirmed south of Oliver

The regional district is currently monitoring the situation near Road 22

Sand and sandbag locations will be listed on theRDOS Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) website: https://emergency.rdos.bc.ca/If you require assistance with sandbagging, please connect with friends, family or volunteer organizations.The RDOS does not deliver sand or sandbags to private residences or businesses. Filled sandbags are not available from the RDOS.
Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)

Missing Kelowna woman ‘wouldn’t have thought twice’ to jump into creek to save dog: friend

Crowell speculates Chelsea may have followed her dog into the creek

  • Jun 16, 2022
Missing woman Chelsea Cardno dining with best friend Josiah Crowell (contributed by Josiah Crowell)
Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. As B.C. heads into another summer, diversifying the supply chain can mitigate some of the economic impacts of extreme weather. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Diversifying B.C.’s supply chain crucial to combat negative impact of extreme weather

Spring runoff could cause continued issues for Interior residents, businesses

Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. As B.C. heads into another summer, diversifying the supply chain can mitigate some of the economic impacts of extreme weather. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Floodwaters are seen from the air in Abbotsford, B.C., on Nov. 23, 2021. November’s floods in British Columbia that swamped homes and farms, swept away roads and bridges and killed five people are now the mostly costly weather event in provincial history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Flood of atmospheric rivers in B.C. cost $675 million in insured damage: bureau

Increase over previous estimate due to business claims where commercial insurance is more available

Floodwaters are seen from the air in Abbotsford, B.C., on Nov. 23, 2021. November’s floods in British Columbia that swamped homes and farms, swept away roads and bridges and killed five people are now the mostly costly weather event in provincial history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Tuey Park is closed due to flooding from Shuswap River in Enderby. (Shuswap River Ambassadors photo)

Shuswap River continues to rise in North Okanagan

Boat launch and park flooded so far

Tuey Park is closed due to flooding from Shuswap River in Enderby. (Shuswap River Ambassadors photo)
Stepney Road near Highway 97 in Spallumcheen is closed due to floodin. (Township of Spallumcheen photo)

Flood watch and emergency operations activated in North Okanagan

Spallumcheen’s Stepney Road closed as water spills over in 2 spots

Stepney Road near Highway 97 in Spallumcheen is closed due to floodin. (Township of Spallumcheen photo)
About 30 inches of water floods a Lumby driveway June 14. (Penny Treen photo)

Flooding prompts evacuation alerts in Lumby

Residents pitching in to help each other with sandbagging

About 30 inches of water floods a Lumby driveway June 14. (Penny Treen photo)
Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)

FLOOD WATCH: Mission Creek levels drop in Kelowna

Mission Creek, Scotty Creek and Mill Creek focus for officials and flood mitigation efforts

Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)
Bridge over Kelowna’s Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)
Bridge over Kelowna’s Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)
Water spills over Whitevale Road, impacting several properties near Lumby June 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Whitevale flooding ‘worst ever’ near Vernon

Water spilling over road, onto trails, campground

Water spills over Whitevale Road, impacting several properties near Lumby June 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)