Flood Forecasting & Warning Centre
Welcome to TRCA’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre. The FFW program consists of daily operations by on-call Flood Duty Officers and also the maintenance of flood control infrastructure (including flood control dams and an extensive gauge network). Please click on the links to see highlights of the many initiatives being undertaken by the TRCA Flood Forecasting and Warning program.
Flood Warning Line: (416) 661-6514
Flood Status: $theCurrentState
$theCurrentState in effect until Oct 24, 2012
TRCA has issued a Water Safety - Watershed Conditions Statement
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT
date: October 23, 2012
time: 8:45 am
issued to: school boards, municipalities, local conservation authorities, local police, emergency services and media
Toronto and Region Conservation advises that Environment Canada is forecasting a weather system that may bring 15 mm to 20 mm of rainfall amounts to the Greater Toronto Area today. The rain started overnight and will continue throughout the day.
All rivers and streams within the Toronto area should be considered dangerous as this rainfall may result in higher than normal flows and water levels. Please exercise caution around all bodies of water. Please alert any children under your care of these dangers and supervise their activities.
This Water Safety Watershed Conditions Statement will be in effect through Wednesday, October 24, 2012. For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.
Flood Duty Officer Chief Flood Duty Officer
Maggie Liu Ryan Ness
Note: A Water Safety Watershed Conditions Statement may be issued when there are high flows, unsafe banks, melting ice or other factors could be dangerous for recreational users such as anglers, canoeists, hikers, children, pets, etc. Flooding is not expected.PDF version: WCS - Water Safety Oct 23