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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO MILD WEATHER WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO MILD WEATHER WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION
Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting 20-40 mm of mixed precipitation, with rain and freezing rain followed by heavy snow, Friday night into Sunday. Flows are above normal for this time of year as rivers and creeks have not recovered from the last rain event. Creeks, streams, and rivers...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 10, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT
THE REGION
Local weather forecasts are predicting 40-50 mm of mixed precipitation, including rain changing to
freezing rain, throughout the Quinte Conservation Watershed Friday night into Sunday. With frozen
ground cover and low snow coverage, creeks, streams, and rivers will rise rapidly in response to rain and
runoff.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...