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QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6
Lake Ontario’s water level has been slowly declining at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day. As of July 3, 2019 the water level was recorded at 75.88 m, which is below this year’s peak by 4 cm and the lowest level recorded since the end of May 2019.
Lake Ontario is expected to continue its slow decline in water levels over the next few weeks. As warm weather and drier...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #5

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #5
Lake Ontario experienced significant rainfall on June 20, 2019. As of June 19, the average Lake Ontario water level was recorded at 75.90 metres. This level is 2 cm above the 2017 peak and 2 cm below the highest 2019 water level.
High wind and waves can cause shoreline erosion and wave uprush. Residents are advised to check local forecasts for warnings.
Water levels are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #3

Posted on Thursday, June 06, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #3
Lake Ontario has surpassed the record daily peak of 2017 by 3 cm and is now at 75.91 m. Water levels are at or near its peak level for the spring.
It is expected that water levels will remain stable or decline slightly during the coming week. Under the wettest modelling scenario there is a chance that water levels may increase up to 3 cm.
Water levels will generally continue...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #2

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #2
Lake Ontario has reached the record daily peak of 75.88 m which was experienced from May 25 to May 28, 2017. This peak is 82 cm above average for this time of year. Water levels will continue to slowly rise, reaching its peak within 1-3 weeks.
Most forecast modelling scenarios suggest a peak of approximately 5 cm above current water levels. If increased amounts of precipitation...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #1

Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #1
Lake Ontario’s water level continues to slowly rise. Relatively drier weather has permitted Ottawa River flows to decline and allowed for Lake Ontario outflows to be increased substantially.
With precipitation forecasted for the coming week and record inflows continuing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, it is anticipated that water levels will rise gradually and reach or...