Forecast for 2020-04-09
River conditions forecasts posted on 2020-04-09 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee
With cooler temperatures forecast over the next few days, levels and flows are expected to stabilize into the weekend. On Monday, significant rainfall combined with above average temperatures are expected. Levels and flows could rise again and exceed minor flood levels starting Monday in flood-prone areas between Fort-Coulonge and the Montreal region. The minor flood level is defined as the level at which parts of some streets/roads, lawns and parks are beginning to flood, with no or few houses/buildings affected by water levels. Peak levels are currently not expected to significantly exceed the maximum levels observed in 2018.
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