Emergency Notices

Sep 24, 2015 - The State of Local Emergency in Area B - Seton Portage - issued September 20, due to debris flow and flooding, has been rescinded, as of 9:00am this morning... Read more
Status Updates:
  • The Evacuation Alert for properties downstream of Whitecap Bridge has been LIFTED, as of Friday morning, September 25 2015
Sep 24, 2015 - Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Howe Sound today, and a special weather alert for Whistler and Pemberton. Rain, at times heavy, is expected... Read more
Status Updates:
  • 4:00 p.m., Sept. 24 - The Rainfall Warning has ended for Howe Sound. The cold front has stalled over the South Coast and will continue to produce rainfall rates of up to 5 mm per hour. However, significant total rainfall amounts are no longer expected.
Sep 23, 2015 - Environment Canada has issued a Special weather statement issued for:  Whistler, B.C. (082400)  Howe Sound, B.C. (082500) Current... Read more
Sep 23, 2015 - Heavy rains on September 19 and 20 caused a number of debris flow and flood impacts throughout Electoral Areas B, C and D of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District... Read more
Status Updates:
  • Updated 24 September: Drive BC advises that Portage Road and Squamish Valley Road have both re-opened to traffic.
  • Updated 24 September: Evacuation Order and State of Local Emergency for Seton Portage lifted
Sep 21, 2015 - On September 20, 2015 a significant rain event occurred causing several debris flow and flooding events throughout Electoral Areas B, C and D of the SLRD. Below is... Read more
Status Updates:
  • Sept. 21 8:40 p.m. - Drive BC is reporting that Portage Road is OPEN to emergency vehicles and local residents.

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