|Bella Coola River this morning at Noosgulch|
Sorry my posting is a bit late...we've been out of power and it just came back on. This will be short for tonight. Bella Coola is experiencing a major flood - in excess of the 1968 flood which is the whopper in most residents memories here. There is much much damage both to roads and bridges and peoples homes. The full extent is unclear. Most of us are pinned down by washed out highways or driveways (our case). More info as it unfolds. Check the Central Coast Regional District web site - Emergency Notice section.
The rain stopped just after 7 PM and in my opinion we would need at least 6 hours for the crest to show. At 1 AM it has definitely slowed on the rising side at our place, but not stopped yet. Good luck everyone in the Valley.