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CALGARY - Updated June 21st, 2013 4:50am - City officals are
warning Calgarians to avoid the downtown area specifically,
near the Bow & Elbow Rivers.
June 20, 2013 11:52 PM
Due to rising water and flooding risk, Calgary
Transit CTrain service is being limited to those
areas not impacted by potential flooding, effective
immediately. In the south, CTrain service will run
between Somerset and Heritage stations....
June 20, 2013 10:28 PM
A state of local emergency has been declared for the
city of Calgary due to the potential of significant
flooding. The level of the Elbow and Bow Rivers
continue to rise at a rapid pace. Portions of the
following communities are facing...
June 20, 2013 09:50 PM
On Friday, June 21, 2013 ALL SCHOOLS for both the
Calgary Board of Education and the Calgary Catholic
School District will be closed due to ongoing
flooding issues in Calgary and region. The Calgary
Board of Education schools are contained...
June 20, 2013 09:18 PM
Due to flooding and traffic congestion, it is
expected there will be a significant impact to
Calgary Transit service during the Friday morning
commute. Calgary Transit is committed to keeping
its customers informed and updated through...
June 20, 2013 07:09 PM
A state of local emergency has been declared for
the city of Calgary due to the potential of
significant flooding. The level of the Elbow and Bow
Rivers have risen significantly in the last hour.As
such, portions of the following communities...
June 20, 2013 06:32 PM
The City of Calgary is currently experiencing a
local state of emergency due to incoming high river
flows and potential flooding. There may be
significant risks to Calgarians. The City’s
waterways, including dry ponds and wet ponds, can
June 20, 2013 06:15 PM
Two additional communities have been added to the
evacuation area. Low lying areas in the communities
of Westmount and Montgomery are now under mandatory
evacuation. Preparations for Evacuation Police
Service, Calgary Fire Department, Animal &...
June 20, 2013 05:41 PM
Due to an increase in the flows of the Bow River an
immediate evacuation notice has been issued for the
low-lying areas of the Bowness and Sunnyside. These
areas are identified on calgary.ca. This is a
mandatory evacuation is effective immediately....
June 20, 2013 02:10 PM
Due to a predicted flood on the Elbow River, The
City of Calgary is evacuating residents in low-lying
areas. The following communities and specific areas
will be evacuated: Misson, Elbow Park, Stanley
Park, Roxboro, Rideau and...
June 20, 2013 01:15 PM
The City has declared a State of Local Emergency.
To address the safety and security of citizens in
low-lying areas, mandatory evacuation orders have
been issue for six communities along the Elbow
River. The communities of Mission, Elbow...
Photo by Chad Twair
Elbow Drive, Calgary