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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...

CORRECTION NOTICE: QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #4

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2019 (Correction update from June 13, 2019 release)
CORRECTION NOTICE: QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #4
A series of storms are forecasted over the next several days and will bring wide spread precipitation to the region. The heaviest rainfall is expected over the Lake Erie Basin.
Strong south west winds causing waves 1 metre in height are expected into Saturday. There is a potential for storm surges during...

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 #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...