Flood updates
RM of Montcalm Flood Updates 
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May 3, 2019
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April 25, 2019 
Flood Forcast:

April 24, 2019 
Flood Forcast:

Road Closure:

April 23, 2019 - 4:02pm 
Flood Forcast: 
April 22, 2019 -1:35pm


State of Local Emergency - at 9:30 am April 22, 2019 the RM of Montcalm issued a State of Local Emergency due to flood waters. 

There are numerous road closures throughout the municipality so please use caution when traveling. 

There will be evacuation order given to some residents on St Mary's Road, those affected will be contacted directly by RM staff or council. 

The RM office is closed today but if you have an emergency please call CAO Jolene Bird at 1-204-990-4301.

Flood Forcast:

April 19, 2019 
Flood Forcast:
Road Closure: 
Old 14 S at road 4N - Three corners (local traffic only)
Old 14S at road 7N (dirt)
April 17, 2019 - 4:10pm
Flood Forcast:
April 12, 2019 - 3:35pm 
Flood Forcast:
April 11 ,2019 - 3:12pm 
Flood Forcast:
April 9, 2019 - 1:35pm 

Flood Forcast: 

Road Closures:

-Road 19N btw 10-11E  -April 9     

-Road 20N btw 10-11E  -April 9

-Road 22N btw 11-12E  -April 9

-Road 23N btw 11-12E  -April 9

-Road 11E btw 20-21N  -April 9

Road closure map (link) - lines in dark red are the closed roads

April 8, 2019 -4:25pm 

Flood Forcast:

 Road Closures: 
- Road 9E 1/2mile South of post road all the way to the North Dakota Border (dirt road)- April 8

- Road 17N  between 4e and 3e  (gravel)- April 1
- Road 4E beteen 16n and 17n (dirt low level crossing) - April 1
Road closure map (link) - lines in dark red are the closed roads

April 1, 2019- 11:24am



  • ·       Manitoba Infrastructure (MI) is beginning work this week at the St. Jean Borrow Pit to prepare for dike closures – PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT THROUGHOUT THE MUNICIPALITY
  • ·        The Public Works Department has been working 7 days a week to open ditches and prepare for the flood
  • ·        Road closures have begun – The RM office will post updates as they become known
  • ·        Sand and sand bags are available at the RM shop and the old Letellier Fire Hall
  • ·        The Plum River is flowing very quickly and the Red River is starting to melt – PLEASE BE CAREFUL AROUND ALL WATERWAYS – THIN ICE AND FLOWING WATER ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS RIGHT NOW



Road Closures: 
- Road 17N  between 4e and 3e  (gravel)
- Road 4E beteen 16n and 17n (dirt low level crossing) 
Road closure map (link) - lines in dark red are the closed roads
Flood Forcast:
Manitoba Infrastructure's Hydrologic Forecast Centre release:

March 20, 2019 - 10:35am

Sandbags will be available starting Monday, March 25 at the RM Shop in St. Jean during regular shop hours. We are working on having them available in the evenings and will let you know when this starts.

Residents will be able to fill and take 25 bags at a time on a 1st come 1stserve basis.

If you require sand and bags for 325 sandbags or more please call the office at 204-737-2271 or Chad at 1-204-384-7754 to arrange delivery.