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Flood watch for Pemberton, Lillooet areas as heatwave speeds snowmelt
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Flood watch for Pemberton, Lillooet areas as heatwave speeds snowmelt

There are new flooding concerns in southwestern B.C. as the province bakes in a July heatwave. The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a floodwatch for the Pemberton and Lillooet area, along with a high-streamflow advisory for the Sea-to-Sky region. Read more: 14 single-day temperature records toppled in B.C. as heat wave bears down The floodwatch covers the Lillooet River including Pemberton, Lillooet Lake, the Lillooet River and its tributaries.“The Lillooet River watershed is comprised of unmonitored very high elevation snow and glacial contributions which can delay peak flows into the summer months,” the forecast centre warned.“The recent hot weather is significantly melting high elevation snow and glaciers in the region.” Story continues below a...