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Monday, April 21, 2014

The Latest On What To Expect For Flooding

With temperatures above zero for the next 48 hours. rain and continued snow melt over the next number of days, water levels could be increasing and staying above flood stage.

Locally, voluntary evacuation orders have been rescinded in Perth Andover--but ice jams along the Nashwaak River could move and cause flooding. There's a risk that the road to Darling's Island will be cut off by rising waters, but a plan has been place for residents to ensure they can get on and off.

Drivers should be on the lookout for deer and moose that may hang around roads if it provides them with a dry shelter. Stranded animals may swim to safety should they feel threatened. The public are asked to not disturb wildlife.