Pandora Bracelets Local state of emergency still

Local state of emergency still in effect at northern Alberta city

Fort McMurray remained under a state of local emergency Thursday as work continued to limit the damage caused by flood waters.

been here for 27 years, never seen it this bad, said Brad Grainger, deputy chief of operations and technological services for the Regional Muni Pandora Bracelets cipality of Wood Buffalo, adding the river is the highest it has been in 100 years.

this time of the year we in forest fire mode. Canada issued a weather warning Thursday for Fort McMurray, saying scattered showers would continue through the night and into Friday, dropping from 10 to 20 mm of rain on the town.

More rain is expected for Friday with 50 to 80 mm accumulating by Saturday evening.

Upriver in the Town of Athabasca similar conditions are expected.

Problems began when several days of heavy rains swelled the Hangingstone River. As the ground became saturated, the water had nowhere else to go and the river burst its banks.

Grainger explained the areas under the most threat is Grayling Terrace, a subdivision where 14 houses have been put on a voluntary evacuation notice, and Ptarmigan Trailer Park where 69 homes have been given mandatory evacuation orders.

the river has come down a little bit, it still running rapidly and it still eroding the riverbanks. That our concern, if we don get a hold and a handle on it, it will continue to erode and we will lose that subdivision, he said.

A total of 154 people have registered through their reception centre and only a few could not find family or friends to stay with.

certainly that bit of anxiousness, especially when you been displaced from your house. You been given 15 o Pandora Bracelets r 20 minutes to get out, all your personal property all that stuff is there, Grainger said.

A boil water advisory remains in effect for the area and work is being done to try and protect heritage buildings from the water.

Water levels in the Hangingstone have dropped, according to Grainger, but the real test will be how the pit packs on the shoreline and sandbagging hold up for the rest of the week.

Grainger said there is no magic number for rain Pandora Bracelets that will mean residents can return home, but if water levels remain steady and erosion is stopped, residents may be able to go back shortly afterward.

Fort McMurray remained under a state of local emergency Thursday as work conti Pandora Bracelets nued to limit the damage caused by flood waters.

been here for 27 years, never seen it this bad, said Brad Grainger, deputy chief of operations and technological services for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, adding the river is the highest it has been in 100 years.

this time of the year we in forest fire mode. began when several days of heavy rains swelled the Hangingstone River. As the ground became saturated, the water had nowhere else to go and the river burst its banks.

Grainger explained the areas under the most threat is Grayling Terrace, a subdivision where 14 houses have been put on a voluntary evacuation notice, and Ptarmigan Trailer Park where 69 homes have been given mandatory evacuation orders.