Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Watershed Update

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Flood Outlook Issued

THUNDER BAY – The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority has continued the Flood Outlook Statement for the Lakehead Region including: City of Thunder Bay, Municipalities of Neebing, Oliver Paipoonge, Shuniah and the Townships of O’Connor, Conmee, Gillies and Dorion.

Area gauges have recorded between 3.6 millimetres to 5.6 millimetres of precipitation over the last 24 hours. An additional 5 to 10 millimetres is forecasted over the next two days.

Area waterways have peaked overnight; however, the high water levels are expected to continue for an extended period of time.

The Neebing-Mclntyre Floodway within the City of Thunder Bay continues to divert water and is expected to continue to divert over the next several days.