Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Flood Risk Downgraded on Some B.C. Rivers, but Kelowna Residents Still Watchful

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Flood Risk Downgraded on Some B.C. Rivers, but Kelowna Residents Still Watchful

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Flood risk downgraded on some B.C. rivers

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VANCOUVER - A flood watch is in effect for the South Thompson and Shuswap rivers in B.C.'s southern Interior, but the River Forecast Centre has downgraded the risk on the North Thompson River and on the Thompson River through Kamloops.

However, the centre says high streamflow advisories remain up for the North Thompson and Thompson rivers and for the Slocan River in southeastern British Columbia.

The centre says all advisories have been ended for the Kettle River in the Similkameen, the West and East Kootenay, Columbia region and for Mission Creek, through downtown Kelowna.

But the Central Okanagan Regional District warns fluctuations in water levels in the area don't mean the flooding event has peaked. …

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