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June regional weather alert feed

This page will serve as a hub for stories related to heavy rainfall and flood warnings issued for the East Kootenay.

Thursday, June 16, 2022:

Tuesday, June 14, 2022:

Monday, June 13, 2022:

Sunday, June 12, 2022:

Friday, June 10, 2022:

East Kootenay sandbagging locations:

A number of self-fill sandbag stations have been set up around the region in preparation for spring freshet and rising water levels. You will have to bring your own shovel and gloves.

  • Fernie:
    • Railway Avenue and Ridgemont Avenue (next to TJ’s Autobody).
    • Main Sewage Lift Station parking lot off Mt. McLean Drive at Mt. Trinity.
    • West Fernie – intersection of Riverside Drive and McLeod Avenue.
  • Hosmer:
    • Empty lot south of the Elk River Inn.
  • Sparwood:
    • Englemann Spruce Drive, past Mainroad Yard/Fire Hall #1.
  • Fairmont Hot Springs:
    • Old barn by Mountainside Golf Clubhouse, Hot Springs Road.
  • Cranbrook:
    • Cobham Avenue by Public Works Yard.
  • Canal Flats:
    • Beside the Village Office, across from the fire hall.
  • Windermere:
    • Firehall back parking lot.

Officials with the Regional District of East Kootenay said sandbags should be half to three-quarters full with the ends folded over for the best compaction and effectiveness.

Current road conditions, weather alerts and forecasts can be found through the links below.

More: Environment Canada weather alerts

More: Drive BC map

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