Evacuation alert orders issued for low lying areas around Terrace

The hot weather inland continues to increase the anxiety of local residents along Northwest river watersheds this weekend. On Saturday preparations began in earnest to make neighbourhoods and property lines secure from the rising waters of the Skeena and other rivers of the region.

While those preparations continued, Environment Canada issued a number of high flow and flood watch advisories for rivers of the Northwest, and the first evacuation alert order notices were issued for such locations as New Remo, Brauns Island and low lying areas of Queensway and Dutch Valley…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 4512589206 )-

We just came back from Terrace.  The river is SOOO high, but it has yet to come up to the road.