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11 results found for: River Forecast Centre factsheets

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April 1, 2019

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One in a series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre (RFC), this factsheet explains the work that is done by the RFC to maintain awareness of weather and water conditions in the province to anticipate possible flood events, and how it communicates the risk of possible flood...


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December 1, 2018

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One in a series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre, this factsheet explains how River Forecast Centre (RFC) monitors the weather, river conditions, and mountain snowpack to assess the risks of flooding in the province, and explains the different kinds of advisories the RFC...


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November 1, 1990

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This study determines flood magnitudes for the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton. Both natural and regulated annual maximum flood flows are examined in the assessment of the frequency of occurrence of future flood peak flow rates. Recorded flows and water levels within the North Saskatchewan...


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December 1, 2018

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One in a series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre, this factsheet looks at the role that rainstorms can play in causing flooding in Alberta.


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December 1, 2018

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This series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre outlines provincial flood mitigation efforts, including how the Centre prepares for potential flood events through monitoring and assessing weather, ice jams in waterbodies, highstream flows due to heavy rainfall and snowmelt,...


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December 1, 2018

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One in a series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre, this factsheet provides information on ice jams, explaining what they are, why they occur, and how they can affect flooding.


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May 16, 2014

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This report presents the findings of a study to analyse the response of the River Forecast Centre to the widespread flooding in June 2013. River Forecast Centre partners and clients were consulted in order to gain a better understanding of what occurred in each community affected by the flooding,...


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September 3, 2014

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Presents the findings of a performance review study of a number of operational flood forecasting centres across North America, Europe and the South Pacific. The outcome of the study includes important observations that will help assess the ongoing program in Alberta, and the suitability and...


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December 1, 2018

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One in a series of factsheets produced by Alberta’s River Forecast Centre, this factsheet explains how Alberta has two separate snowmelt seasons and how these two periods influence the province's rivers in unique ways. Also explains how snow in the plains and the mountains is measured.


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June 1, 2014

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The purpose of this project was to develop an understanding of the uncertainties in weather forecasting and propose a method of how the River Forecast Centre (RFC) can manage those uncertainties when modeling rainfall scenarios and issuing flood advisories. Accurate flood forecasting requires...