Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Flood Outlook Statement

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High water flows along McVicar's Creek on May 3, 2022
High water flows along McVicar's Creek on May 3, 2022

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – With a Rainfall Warning issued by Environment Canada, the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority has issued a Flood Outlook Statement.

The City of Thunder Bay, Municipalities of Neebing, Oliver Paipoonge, Shuniah, and the Townships of O’Connor, Conmee, Gillies and Dorion are covered.

The LRCA says that the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway is continuing to divert water flows.

That has been happening for the past 13 days, which is the first time flows have been diverted in the past five years.

The public is asked to continue to pay attention to forecasts, and be careful around area waterways.