Alberta 2013 Flood Forecast Review

The Calgary Herald has published an article reviewing the effectiveness and timeliness of flood forecasts issued in June 2013 for the Alberta mountains and foothills.

The piece quotes Centre for Hydrology e-mails sent before the flood, which were supplied following an ‘Access to Information’ request by the authors to the Province. Director John Pomeroy provided commentary to the article regarding the challenges in forecasting the flood.

The piece is currently available from the newspaper here, and in PDF form here.