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River forecasters keep watch as rains approach

Acting manager Evan Friesenhan, right, and river-flow forecaster Colleen Walford go over data at Alberta's River Forecast Centre in Edmonton on Tuesday. Photograph by : Ed Kaiser, Postmedia News
River forecasters keep watch as rains approach

by Colette Derworiz, Calgary Herald, Wed, April 09, 2014

With warmer temperatures melting the snow, the province's river forecasters report some minor flooding along creeks and streams - but no impact on major rivers such as the Bow, Highwood or Oldman.

For that, they're looking to the Rockies where the snowpack is average to above average.

But both forecasters and experts agree it's still to early to tell what that will mean in June.

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