In the photo above Buell’s Creek in Brockville is overflowing near Elm Street on Monday. – Hometown TV12 Photo
Brockville – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued the following flood statements due to the heavy rains moving through the region today.
Flood Watch issued for Buells/Butlers Creek:
Brockville received 90 mm of rain in the past 24 hours and with rainfall expected today and into the overnight residents should be aware that flooding may occur in low-lying areas along Buells/Butlers Creek and associated with the Detention Basin between Laurier Blvd. and the Memorial Centre.
The CRCA is urging residents to exercise caution in these areas, especially downstream of the Detention Basin, and to stay away from the deep, fast flowing water.
Watershed Conditions Statement, Flood Outlook – Inland Lakes and Streams Heavy rainfall in the Cataraqui Region over the past 24 hours has caused inland lakes and streams to rise and localized urban flooding has been reported.
Flooding may be experienced in
low-lying or flood prone areas, however widespread flooding is NOT expected. The removal of items stored in the floodplains of area watercourses and lakes is recommended.
CRCA staff will continue to monitor conditions and forecasts, and will update statements as needed. The statements above will remain in effect until Thursday July 27, 2017.