Patrick Penner

Huntingdon Village in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Nov. 30, 2021. (Photos by Andrew Holota/Black Press Media)

Evacuation order rescinded for Huntingdon Village in Abbotsford

Residents can go back to area, but must be prepared to be evacuated again

Huntingdon Village in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Nov. 30, 2021. (Photos by Andrew Holota/Black Press Media)
Colleen Flanagan / Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.

UPDATE: Mudslide near Mission’s Hayward Dam leads to a boil water advisory for 16 homes

13 homes in the Ruskin Townsite, and three properties in the Ruskin Trailer Court affected

Colleen Flanagan / Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.
A photo of the crash on Highway 7 near Lake Errock. Facebook photo.

DriveBC: Highway 7 closed, again, following crash near Deroche Bridge

Reports of crash involving semi-truck and dumptruck by Lake Errock

A photo of the crash on Highway 7 near Lake Errock. Facebook photo.
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)

Heavy rains will continue to pour on Lower Mainland today, Dec. 1

Another 20 to 40 mm can be expected before it tapers of by evening

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)
An aerial shot of the landslide rescue that MSAR attended shortly before being called to Abbotsford on Nov. 15. Photo courtesy of MSAR.

Search and Rescue: Biggest threats in Mission, Hatzic Valley are landslides

Evacuation alert for 1,600 properties in Hatzic Valley was issued after landslide rescue

An aerial shot of the landslide rescue that MSAR attended shortly before being called to Abbotsford on Nov. 15. Photo courtesy of MSAR.
Photo taken today of a slightly submerged vehicle in the Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Evacuation order issued for Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island near Mission

Immediate danger due to overland flooding for all units on 8400 Shook Road

Photo taken today of a slightly submerged vehicle in the Everglades Resort on Hatzic Island. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Rainstorm will begin on B.C.’s south coast in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Nov. 30, then will hit the Fraser Valley by Tuesday night. (Shane MacKichan photo.)

Environment Canada: 3rd atmospheric river to hit Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver tomorrow

Another 50 to 100 mm expected to fall Tuesday to Wednesday

Rainstorm will begin on B.C.’s south coast in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Nov. 30, then will hit the Fraser Valley by Tuesday night. (Shane MacKichan photo.)
“Streams are at bank-full or overflowing and slopers are saturated. Road access could get cut off by floods or minor slope failures,” the FVRD says.

Entire Hatzic Valley put on evacuation alert by Fraser Valley Regional District

1,600 properties affected; potential danger to life and property

“Streams are at bank-full or overflowing and slopers are saturated. Road access could get cut off by floods or minor slope failures,” the FVRD says.
A flooded property along Othello Road. Jared Thompson photo.

VIDEO: District of Hope issues state of local emergency for an evacuation along Nicolum River

Access to Tunnels Road address compromised by overland flooding

A flooded property along Othello Road. Jared Thompson photo.
Rail lines running parallel to the U.S. border are sandbagged in Abbotsford. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.

Nooksack River overflow expected to cross into Abbotsford Sunday as more rain forecasted

100 millimetres of rain dumped on the region raised water levels at bottom of Sumas Lake by 3 inches

Rail lines running parallel to the U.S. border are sandbagged in Abbotsford. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.
Facebook photo from Dewdney Community Information Group.

VIDEO: Mudslide shuts down Sylvester Road in both directions near Mission

Occurred at the 4500 Block of the Sylvester Road, construction crews on scene

Facebook photo from Dewdney Community Information Group.
Tractors at a Huntingdon business flooded by the rainstorm. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.

PHOTOS: Abbotsford Police plead with Huntingdon Village residents to heed evacuation order

90 homes affected under order, Tradex open for evacuees

Tractors at a Huntingdon business flooded by the rainstorm. Andy Holota / Black Press Media photo.
Localized flooding in Huntingdon at approximately 10:30 a.m., Nov. 28. Patrick Penner / Mission Record photo.

City of Sumas sounds flood siren, Nooksack flowing into Abbotsford

City warns short amount of time before all roads to Sumas close

Localized flooding in Huntingdon at approximately 10:30 a.m., Nov. 28. Patrick Penner / Mission Record photo.
MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.

PHOTOS: Mission Search and Rescue volunteers detail ‘surreal’ Sumas flood operations

20 MSAR members put in 770 man hours over 3 days rescuing people trapped in Abbotsford

MSAR's Joe Takenaka stands at the front of a rescue boat Monday night, Nov. 15. Most of the 16 members who attended that first day over 20-hour shifts. Photo courtesy of MSAR.
Smouldering brush in the woods above Heritage Park after the fire on Aug. 3. Image courtesy of the City of Mission.

Arson suspected in a string of summer fires at Heritage Park in Mission

Frequency and lack of other probable causes lead investigators to suspect ‘malicious act’

Smouldering brush in the woods above Heritage Park after the fire on Aug. 3. Image courtesy of the City of Mission.
Left: A screenshot of Cascade Falls from a youtube video uploaded on Nov. 16, 2019. Right: A screenshot of Cascade Falls taken the morning of Nov. 14, 2021.

VIDEO: Mission’s Cascade Falls the day before Sumas Prairie flooded

Man uploads video showing falls on Sunday morning, Nov. 14

Left: A screenshot of Cascade Falls from a youtube video uploaded on Nov. 16, 2019. Right: A screenshot of Cascade Falls taken the morning of Nov. 14, 2021.
Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)

Environment Canada warns rainstorm to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley tonight

80 mm by Thursday night for Metro Vancouver, 50 to 70 mm by Friday morning for Fraser Valley

Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)
Traffic backed up into Agassiz this past week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Highway 7 restrictions close Deroche and Dewdney elementary schools today

Hatzic Middle School and Hatzic Elementary School parents must use backstreets to access

Traffic backed up into Agassiz this past week as travellers and commercial vehicles ventured onto the Lougheed Highway following two major landslides in both directions. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).

Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley to be hit by 40 to 80 mm of rain starting Wednesday night

Environment Canada cautions they are unsure of total rainfall expected

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).
The CC-177 Globemaster transport touched down at Abbotsford Airport at approximately 1:30 p.m. Patrick Penner photo.

PHOTOS: Royal Canadian Air Force arrives in Abbotsford to help shore up flood fight

RCAF CC-177 Globemaster drops off 3 CH-146 Griffon helicopters

The CC-177 Globemaster transport touched down at Abbotsford Airport at approximately 1:30 p.m. Patrick Penner photo.