2020 Play by Play Mill Creek Flood Forum

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Lady tehMa wrote:Hey oldtrucker - has the water gone down to normal levels now?


2020 5-13 @ 0830

Water receded for a few days but after last nights rain I thought it would spill its banks again-all good so far. The field/pasture at the south end of Bulman is still flooded out....but it's really not a field anyway, it's a wetland/swamp naturally.
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Here come the floods.

Alerts for: Okanagan Valley
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3:45 AM PDT Sunday 17 May 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

Central Okanagan - including Kelowna
North Okanagan - including Vernon
South Okanagan - including Penticton
Unsettled weather pattern with potential for heavy rain today and tonight.


A frontal system will track across southern BC this morning. In its wake, an unstable atmosphere will give conditions favourable for afternoon showers and thunderstorms that may persist through tonight. Total rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm is possible by Monday morning.

High streamflow advisories are currently in effect for these regions of the BC interior. They can be found at: http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/warnings/index.htm .


https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e ... ws1373cwvr
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While out & about I noticed some pretty dark clouds in the area of headwaters of Mill creek, only a problem if it dumps it all in 1 spot i.e headwaters of Mill ck.
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:panic:
Don't rain.
Don't rain....
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oldtrucker wrote::panic:
Don't rain.
Don't rain....


So did Mother Nature accommodate your request?
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Urban Cowboy wrote:
oldtrucker wrote::panic:
Don't rain.
Don't rain....


So did Mother Nature accommodate your request?


Sorta kinda...It didn't rain as much as predicted and the river didn't breach its banks as of about 0900.
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Rain forecast this weekend - will that affect you?
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2020 -06-2 @ 1618 hrs

It wasn't dangerous. It wasn't exciting...
That concludes the 2020 play by play Mill Creek flood forum. It ran over the road for a day...but that's it. Properties had minimal flooding in the area.
Tune in next spring for a hopefully boring 2021 flood forum.
Will the Earth run out of water before then, and never flood again?
Stay tuned...
Stay informed....
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I'm glad you got off easy this year :130:
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