Flood Warning Update

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that the previous Flood WATCH issued Sunday April 15 at 6:12 pm has been updated to a FLOOD WARNING as follows: The Flood Watch has been updated to a FLOOD WARNING due to forecasted winds out of the west at 25-35 kilometers per hour with gusts exceeding 45-55 kilometers per hour. The FLOOD WARNING is in effect for the Municipality of Leamington, all areas west of Point Pelee National Park, and for...

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Flood Watch

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that, current forecasts are predicting winds to shift to the northeast later today and continue east/northeast throughout the weekend before shifting westerly into Monday. This evening sustained wind speeds from the northeast are predicted to be 15 to 35 km/hr. Saturday through Sunday, sustained wind speeds from the east/northeast are predicted to increase to 2545 km/hr with gusts to 65 km/hr....

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Flood Watch

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that, current forecasts are advising of the potential for 20 to 30 mm of rain starting this afternoon and continuing into early Wednesday morning with the potential for a significant portion of this rain to fall in a short period of time. Based on the existing wet ground conditions and the current forecasted rain, there is the potential for the accumulation of standing water in low lying areas...

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Flood Watch Remains in Effect

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that, the flood warning issued at 700 HRS (7:00pm) has now expired as wind speed has subsided and water levels are dropping away from road surfaces. The Food Watch issued on Sunday March 25 at 1200HRS (12:00pm) extends. Due to forecasted winds out of the East, South/East at 30 kilometers gusting to 50 kilometers the extended Watch affects the following areas of the region. The east shoreline areas...

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ERCA Releases 2012-2016 Watershed Report Card

The Essex Region Conservation Authority launched its 2012 – 2016 Watershed Report Card, a 5-year watershed checkup, today.  Conservation Authorities across the province rolled out similar reports to mark World Water Day. “People around the globe are celebrating World Water Day,” said ERCA Chair Rick Fryer. “This year’s theme is Nature for Water, and explores how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century. ...

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Flood Warning in effect

Flooding is occurring along portions of the shoreline in the Municipality of Leamington located between Wheatley Harbour and Point Pelee National Park. Due to continuing winds out of the northeast blowing at 30 to 40 km/hr, with gusts to 60 km/hr, flooding is presently occurring within the Cotterie Park Road area. In the affected area, portions of the traveled road surface and private lands are covered with water. Flooding, shoreline erosion and...

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