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Emergency Notices

There are currently no declared emergencies in Simcoe County.

 

April 16, 2018  Freezing Rain, Rainfall Warnings, Power Outages and Flood Messages

Simcoe County has been under freezing rain and rain warnings from Environment Canada.  Further precipitation is in the weather forecast this week.  The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority has issued a Flood Watch and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority have issued a Flood Outlook Statement for our area.  The combination of these events poses a risk for hazardous road conditions, power outages and localized flooding.  Use the links below to stay informed on current alerts.

Environment Canada Weather Alerts - Southern Ontario

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) website

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

 

Power Outages and Food Safety 

With power outages comes the risk of food spoilage and food poisoning.  Visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website for information on food safety after a power outage.

http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Topics/FoodSafety/after-a-power-outage

 

Cleaning up after a Flood

Heavy and prolonged precipitation over the weekend and continuing this week raises the risk of localized flooding.  If your home has been flooded it is important to clean up as soon as possible to protect your health and prevent further damage.

Visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Website for information on safely cleaning up after a flood:

http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Topics/Environment/airwebreathe/mould/cleaningafteraflood.aspx