Flood Forecasting and Warning System

Recent Advisories and Statements

Flood Watch Extended – November 23, 2022

Flood Watch—Mattagami River, Porcupine Lake & Kamiskotia Lake – November 20, 2022

MNRF Flood Watch Terminated for Minisinakwa Lake and Low-lying Areas of Gogama – November 18, 2022

Flood Warning—Mattagami River, Porcupine Lake & Kamiskotia Lake – November 14 2022

Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety (extended) – November 14 2022

MNRF Flood Watch—Minisinakwa Lake and Low-Lying Areas of Gogama – November 13, 2022

MRNF Veille d’inondation—lac Minisinakwa, y compris des basses terres de la région de Gogama-le 13 novembre 2022

Flood Warning—Mattagami River & Porcupine Lake – November 11, 2022

Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety – November 8, 2022

Termination Notice for Flood Watch, Flood Outlook and Watershed Safety Statement – May 10, 2022

Watershed Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook – Extended for Porcupine Lake – May 4, 2022

Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety-Extended for all areas – May 4, 2022

Flood Warning—Mattagami River – May 1, 2022

Water Conditions Statement: Water Safety-Extended for all areas – April 28, 2022

Flood Watch—Mattagami River – April 26, 2022

Watershed Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook (Porcupine Lake) – April 25, 2022

Water Conditions Statement: Water Safety (all areas)—April 20, 2022

Flood Warning System Messages

NORMAL – No flood conditions to report.

Normal Water Levels

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – Water Safety

High flows, unsafe banks, melting ice or other factors that could be dangerous for recreational users such as anglers, canoeists, hikers, children, pets, etc. Flooding is not expected.

Water Safety Statement

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – Flood Outlook

Early notice of the potential for flooding based on weather forecasts calling for heavy rain, snow melt, high wind or other conditions that could lead to high runoff, cause ice jams, lakeshore flooding or erosion.

Flood Outlook Statement

FLOOD WATCH

Flooding is possible in specific watercourses or municipalities. Municipalities, emergency services and individual landowners in flood-prone areas should prepare.

Flood Watch Statement

FLOOD WARNING

Flooding is imminent or already occurring in specific watercourses or municipalities.

Flood Warning Message