Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety


date: June 8, 2015

time: 9:00am
issued to: school boards, municipalities, local conservation authorities, local police, emergency services and media

Weather Conditions:
Environment Canada has stated that the current weather system may result in approximately 10-20mm of additional rainfall occurring across parts of the Greater Toronto area. The forecasted rain may continue until approximately 2:00PM, with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

While significant flooding is not expected at this time, the forecasted rainfall will cause higher than normal flows and water levels in Greater Toronto Area creeks and rivers, resulting in unsafe conditions.

Please exercise caution around all bodies of water and low-lying areas. Please alert any children under your care of these dangerous conditions and supervise their activities.

Toronto and Region Conservation will continue to monitor the weather and watershed conditions and will issue further messages as necessary. This Water Safety Watershed Conditions Statement will be in effect through Tuesday, June 9, 2015. For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.

Flood Duty Officer Chief Flood Duty Officer
Wilfred Ho Dana Khademi
416-661-6600 ext.5697

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