Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 11:15 PM
The City has been advised that the water levels are expected to continue to rise for the next 5 to 7 days on Lake of the Woods, Winnipeg River and Black Sturgeon.
Our Municipal Emergency Control Group has been actively monitoring the situation. City crews have provided their best efforts to ensure the roads are passable and remain safe for travel. Despite best efforts, we have reached a critical juncture.
Today, a formal evacuation order has been issued. This order is critical to...
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 01:04 PM
The City of Kenora is upgrading the recommended evacuation notice to an Evacuation Order for residents north of the bypass for all roads north of the Portier bridge.
Residents who live south of the Portier bridge should be prepare to evacuate as water levels are expected to rise to a point where the East Melick and Essex Road intersection will become unstable.
City crews are working on securing a corridor for safe passage out of this area between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today,...
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 10:59 AM
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 08:04 AM
The City has closed Coker Road at Kelly Road as this road is now unstable. Motorists should not travel on water covered roads and motorists are encouraged to use an alternative route if at all possible to avoid the unstable roads.