BC's Boundary Region  

Christina Lake, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek

Weather  

* Grand Forks Weather    Environment Canada 7 day forecast

* Accuweather for Grand Forks   Radar; click on Extended for 90 day forecast

* The Weather Network for Grand Forks  7 day forecast

* Owl Mountain (Laurier) Weather Station
 

Wildfires

* Wildfire and Smoke Sources   From NOAA in the US, covers all of North America    Firesmoke.ca   Smoke forecast   

Boundary Air Quality      For all of BC

* Fire Danger Map   For BC, also Wildfires of Note

* InciWeb   Washington State Wildfire updates  Northwest Large Fire Map similar idea

* LightningMaps.org in Real Time also has radar, clouds and other cool features

Wind Map Forecast


General Area Info

* Road Conditions   Courtesy DriveBC, will tell you if any roads are compromised, is generally pretty up to date

Wa State DOT Road Conditions

* Grand Forks Gazette Local News (Paper)

* Castanet  Okanagan News online, also often has late-breaking news about Boundary Country as well

* Boundary Country    Tons of great info--travel, maps, places to eat and stay, play

* Christina Lake    One of most beautiful accessible lakes anywhere

* Regional District Site     Kootenay Boundary landfill & recycling info, maps, zoning regs and more

* City of Grand Forks    Amazing place to live or visit

* City of Greenwood     Also very nice place to live or visit

* Village of Midway     Info, services & history

* John's Scanner Page     Boundary area UHF radio frequencies

* Community Futures    Serves folks in business, thinking of being in business, or seeking employment

* Selkirk College      Serving the Kootenay - Boundary - Columbia.  

* School District 51     Boundary School District

Flooding

* Emergency Operations Centre at the Grand Forks Curling Centre 7230 21st Street 250-442-3628 or 1-888-747-9119

* Emergency Social Services (ESS) Reception Centre and Red Cross at the Grand Forks Curling Centre 7230 21st Street 250-442-1658

* RDKB Evacuation Orders Alerts and Rescinds Also Interactive Maps

* RDKB Flood Emergency Twitter Feed Don't need a Twitter account, just your browser

* Google Interactive Map of Evacuation Alerts and floodplain areas, may not be up to date on rescinded evacuation orders

* Boundary Emergency and Evacuation Group  For Facebook users  Also Boundary Neighborhood Watch

* Kettle River Flow    (Ferry nr Midway)  From US Geo Survey.  Watch the rise and fall with the weather and the melting snowpack

* Kettle River Flow  (Laurier, nr Christina Lake)  See how much the Kettle has picked up since Midway

* NOAA River Forecasting Centre with links to Ferry and Laurier gauges, projections for next week

* Snow Pack    Snow moisture in headwaters of Granby and Kettle Rivers (note Grano, Mission and Barnes Creek stations in particular)

* NOAA also tracks our snow moisture levels with same data as Snow Pack above, just loads a bit quicker with a mouseover the station

* Interactive Snow Information from the NOAA National Hydrologic Operational Remote Sensing Centre.  Lots of good data.

* Disaster Financial Assistance  Province of BC.  If you might qualify, it's important to apply ASAP

* Cleaning Up After the Flood  General Info but important to know before you start

* Interior Health Dealing with Floods* Emergency Info BC