The current Dryden flood warning has been upgraded to a flood watch.
The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry has upgraded the current Dryden flood warning to a watch level which will be in effect until Friday, June 10, 2022.
Residents in the Wabigoon, Eagle and Forest Lake watersheds, Agimac Lake Watershed and surrounding areas throughout the district should exercise extreme caution around less travelled roads, bridges, water-crossings, lakes, rivers, and areas of high runoff or erosion potential.
Despite water levels beginning to recede in some areas, the current water level remains very high.
The predicted anticipation that will hit the region over the next few days is anticipated to increase the current water levels.
The ministry will continue to monitor water levels and developing weather conditions. Further updates with be issued as appropriate.
Dryden's initial flood warning was issued on May 11.