Atmospheric River

Mayor Sylvia Pranger and Cheam First Nations Chief Andrew Victor smile as the ribbon is officially cut at the Lower Agassiz Slough floodgate. The new floodgate offers not only improved flood protection but easier access for salmon traveling the waterways of the Fraser River. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Agassiz welcomes new floodgate

Fish-friendly infrastructure is ‘a big step’ and major improvement for Lower Agassiz Slough

 

Berry and vegetable growers have faced severe flooding during last year’s atmospheric river floods. (File photo)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA ‘so grateful’ for B.C.’s streamlined flood aid

Recent changes from province takes pressure off business owners, local government, Paddon said

 

Mud and debris accumulated along the Lougheed Highway east of Agassiz during last year’s atmospheric flood. (File Photo/Jessica Peters)

District of Kent receives $2 million in atmospheric river flood relief

Recently announced aid to assist pump improvements, road repairs

 

Drew Brayshaw presents an online talk 'Disaster in the Valley' on April 20. (Drew Brayshaw photo)

‘Disaster in the Valley’ talk will focus on effects of atmospheric river storms

Virtual talk is by Drew Brayshaw, hydrologist, geoscientist with Statlu Environmental Consulting

Drew Brayshaw presents an online talk 'Disaster in the Valley' on April 20. (Drew Brayshaw photo)
Harrison Hot Springs country singer Todd Richard confirmed he has submitted a video concert for the Hell or High Water online fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. (File Photo)

Harrison country artist Todd Richard confirms Hell or High Water performance broadcasting Sunday

Richard has recovered from COVID pneumonia and provided video concert for flood, fire fundraiser

Harrison Hot Springs country singer Todd Richard confirmed he has submitted a video concert for the Hell or High Water online fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. (File Photo)
Highway 1 between Yale and Boston Bar, and Highway 3 east of Hope closed due to avalanche risk Jan. 10, 2022. (DriveBC)

Avalanche risk forced closure of Fraser Canyon sections of Highways 1, 3

Highway 1 closed from Yale to Boston Bar, Highway 3 east of Hope

Highway 1 between Yale and Boston Bar, and Highway 3 east of Hope closed due to avalanche risk Jan. 10, 2022. (DriveBC)
Another atmospheric river event will hit the Lower Mainland Tuesday through Wednesday night.

Another Atmospheric river to pour down on Lower Mainland

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for storm arriving Tuesday afternoon

Another atmospheric river event will hit the Lower Mainland Tuesday through Wednesday night.
The Little Campbell River is among two ‘urban streams’ highlighted by the Outdoor Recreation Council of B.C. in its latest report on ‘the province’s most threatened rivers.’ (Christy Juteau photo)

South Campbell Heights plan needs more studies, consultation: outdoor recreation council

‘Urban streams edition’ of 2022 report highlights negative impact on Little Campbell River

The Little Campbell River is among two ‘urban streams’ highlighted by the Outdoor Recreation Council of B.C. in its latest report on ‘the province’s most threatened rivers.’ (Christy Juteau photo)
Flooding of a Sumas Prairie farm on Nov. 23. The family farm owners don’t expect to be able to access their property for a few weeks. (Tiffany de Leeuw/CP photo)

B.C. flood warning system inadequate, understaffed: Report

Shortfall of river forecasting staff resources cited back in 2010

Flooding of a Sumas Prairie farm on Nov. 23. The family farm owners don’t expect to be able to access their property for a few weeks. (Tiffany de Leeuw/CP photo)
British Columbians are again expected to see an atmospheric river event Nov. 30, and into Dec. 1, with some areas seeing 120 mm of rain. Highway closures will be coming due to this, says Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Transportation. Pictured here a truck in the Abbotsford area Nov. 29. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

More B.C. highway closures announced in anticipation of heavy rains

Highway 99 to close at 4 p.m. Tuesday, between Pemberton and Lillooet

British Columbians are again expected to see an atmospheric river event Nov. 30, and into Dec. 1, with some areas seeing 120 mm of rain. Highway closures will be coming due to this, says Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Transportation. Pictured here a truck in the Abbotsford area Nov. 29. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
FILE – A boat speeds along a flooded highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

More atmospheric rivers set to pummel southern B.C.

‘These are non-negligible totals and likely to exacerbate the conditions on the ground,’ says top meteorologist

FILE – A boat speeds along a flooded highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward