Environment Canada issued a special weather statement over the weekend.
And the alert is for the entire Foothills:
- Foothills Co. near Cayley
- Foothills Co. near High River and Aldersyde
- Foothills Co. near Longview and Eden Valley Res.
- Foothills Co. near Okotoks and De Winton
- Foothills Co. near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park
- Foothills Co. near Turner Valley and Black Diamond
- M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely
- M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland
- Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T'ina Res.
Significant rainfall is expected this week, with 75 to 100 mm expected by Wednesday morning.
And in the High River and Okotoks area between 30-40 mm of rain is expected Monday and then another 15-25 mm or rain is expected Monday night.
A long duration rainfall event will impact the eastern slopes of the Rockies on Monday and Tuesday. A broad area from Nordegg to Waterton is expected to see at least 50 mm by Wednesday morning, with 100 mm or more possible in some regions of the foothills. Currently it appears as though the greatest rainfall amounts will be near Kananaskis, west of Calgary.
The rain is expected between Monday June 13 to Wednesday June 15.
And the Town of High River also released a statement saying the Town has completed their annual flood preparations and is prepared for any risk.
You can follow their website page on flood protection to stay up to date.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.