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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 15, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
The rise in Lake Ontario’s water level has slowed and is likely to be nearing its seasonal peak. Water levels
declined 3 cm during the cool, dry conditions this past week, but heavy rain is forecast in the coming days
and levels are likely to stabilize or slightly increase again this coming week. Lake Ontario remains on track
to peak in the coming week, well below the record-highs of...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise over the coming month. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m this week and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.56 metres. This is below the peak of 75.88 metres seen in 2017...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 27, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK
STATEMENT
Above seasonal warm temperatures have been forecasted for the next 10 days, with a storm system
delivering 25-35 mm of rain expected to start Saturday and continue through to Monday. It is predicted
that higher temperatures and rain will contribute to the total melt out of the remaining snow pack in the
northern regions of the Moira watershed (north of HWY 7) within this timeframe. Although almost all
snow and ice...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise into the spring. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m by the week of April 10 and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.45 metres. This is well below the peak of 75.88 metres...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NORTH SHORE LAKE ONTARIO DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND WAVES

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NORTH SHORE LAKE ONTARIO DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND WAVES
Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting a weather system that will bring sustained strong winds across Lake Ontario beginning Wednesday and continuing into Friday. Winds are forecasted to reach 50 km/hr by late Wednesday, increasing in intensity with gusts up to 80-100 km/hr for most of Thursday. Winds are expected...