Flood Bulletin – May 7, 2013

Government of Manitoba Media Release |
* A flood warning has been issued for the Swan River which is expected to reach flood stage in the next 12 to 24 hours at the town of Swan River. A flood warning is issued when river levels are exceeding the banks and a flood is expected.
* The Town of Swan River is prepared for potential flooding and is closely monitoring the river. The community has sandbags and flood tubes provided by the province if required.
* There is a moderate risk of ice pileup on Swan Lake near Swan River and on the south shores of Lake Winnipeg, where there may be shifting ice, due to strong north winds forecast for this evening and tomorrow.