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A river runs through Hanson Park in Cherryville June 1, 2020. (Submitted Photo)

High water floods Cherryville park

Water rushing through Hanson Park

A river runs through Hanson Park in Cherryville June 1, 2020. (Submitted Photo)
UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

An evacuation alert covers all areas except the Cities of Castelgar and Nelson

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding
Rain in the forecast could mean higher water levels and faster flows on the Shuswap River. (Carla Hunt/For the Morning Star)

City of Enderby issues flood caution reminder

Rain in Sunday weather forecast could increase water levels and flow

Rain in the forecast could mean higher water levels and faster flows on the Shuswap River. (Carla Hunt/For the Morning Star)
The Regional District of North Okanagan is offering its residents free sand and sandbags, but you have to bring your own shovel. (RDNO Facebook)

North Okanagan district updates list of sandbagging stations

Severe weather over the weekend has communities bracing for potential flooding

The Regional District of North Okanagan is offering its residents free sand and sandbags, but you have to bring your own shovel. (RDNO Facebook)
North and Central Okanagan on flood watch

North and Central Okanagan on flood watch

Kalamalka Lake users are asked to take measure to reduce the risk…

North and Central Okanagan on flood watch
A duck is perched on the fence at the Fintry gate house Monday, May 18 which is flooded. (Vyvienne Findlay photo)

Okanagan’s Fintry Park gate house flooded

Park users will have to do some wading

A duck is perched on the fence at the Fintry gate house Monday, May 18 which is flooded. (Vyvienne Findlay photo)
The RDKB issued evacuation alerts for seven properties on Manly Meadows Road in rural Grand Forks on May 18, 2020, for fear that their road access would be cut off by water. (RDKB/Submitted)

Properties in Grand Forks issued evacuation alerts

Rising river water may cause road access to be cut off, RDKB says

The RDKB issued evacuation alerts for seven properties on Manly Meadows Road in rural Grand Forks on May 18, 2020, for fear that their road access would be cut off by water. (RDKB/Submitted)
In the spring of 2018, Eneas Creek and other Summerland creeks flooded. This year, while municipal crews are watching the creek levels, significant flooding is not anticipated in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)

Flooding not expected at Summerland creeks

Snow pack has melted and reservoirs are now spilling

In the spring of 2018, Eneas Creek and other Summerland creeks flooded. This year, while municipal crews are watching the creek levels, significant flooding is not anticipated in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)
The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has provided sand, sandbags and instructional videos for Faulder residents affected by regional flooding. (Photo courtesy of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen)
The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has provided sand, sandbags and instructional videos for Faulder residents affected by regional flooding. (Photo courtesy of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen)
A resident of an apartment building on Rowcliffe Avenue looks over the flooded entryway of his building on May 7, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

PHOTOS: Kelowna residents frustrated after Mill Creek floods homes

Residents living along Sutherland Avenue and Ethel Street are affected by the flooding

A resident of an apartment building on Rowcliffe Avenue looks over the flooded entryway of his building on May 7, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Lumby residents in floodplain areas are on evacuation alert. (2017 Morning Star file photo)

Flood potential puts Lumby on evacuation alert

Village frustrated that protective measures can’t remain in place despite annual flooding

Lumby residents in floodplain areas are on evacuation alert. (2017 Morning Star file photo)
Okanagan’s flood story opens new preparedness chapter

Okanagan’s flood story opens new preparedness chapter

History of flooding, particularly 2017 events, prompt resource website

Okanagan’s flood story opens new preparedness chapter
Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)

Dry summer anticipated for Okanagan

Flooding risks continue this spring while drought expected as temperatures increase

Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)
Flooding causes Highway 5A to close

Flooding causes Highway 5A to close

Highway 5A is closed between Merritt and Kamloops

Flooding causes Highway 5A to close
Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)

High river advisory issued for Vernon, Lumby, Winfield

Spring snowmelt sees area rivers swell, BC River Forescast monitoring

Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)
VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area

VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area

Thanks to Wayne Peterson, the Tribune is providing an aerial view

VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area
City of Williams Lake officials face challenges in the week ahead as extremely high water levels ravage the river valley. (Scott Nelson photo)

‘Out of control’: Cariboo flooding pushing partially-treated sewage into Fraser River

City asks residents to moderate water usage as broken line spills partially treated effluent

City of Williams Lake officials face challenges in the week ahead as extremely high water levels ravage the river valley. (Scott Nelson photo)
Drone view of Rose Lake Ranch. (Phillip Hartmann photo)

Cariboo ranchers don hip waders to work in flooded fields

Water levels are historical for the 127 year-old ranch

Drone view of Rose Lake Ranch. (Phillip Hartmann photo)
City of Vernon sets up sandbagging stations

City of Vernon sets up sandbagging stations

Sand and sandbags have been made available as creek levels rise

City of Vernon sets up sandbagging stations
A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Rising B.C. rivers may have peaked, others still show flood threat: forecaster

The Cariboo Regional District issued evacuation alerts for 29 properties near 150 Mile House on Wednesday

A contractor works at Huston Road in the 150 Mile House area Thursday, April 23, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune photo)