Global News – Alberta Flood Season

Snowpack is above average for Bow River Basin as Alberta flood season begins

Sarah Offin, Global News Calgary
May 12, 2021

Snowpack isn’t a predictor for floods, but it is a factor and it is above average in the headwaters of the Bow River basin this year.

April measurements from Alberta Environment and Parks in the Bow River Basin vary, from as low as six per cent above average to locations nearing record highs of 87 per cent above average. Mountain snow overall in the basin is 27 per cent above average.

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