Scary moments for people in Janvier this afternoon as a mandatory evacuation notice was issued, however, it was rescinded at 12:45.
A voluntary evacuation notice has been issued for Conklin. Residents are instructed to be prepared to go to the Bold Centre in Lac La Biche.
All non-essential travel northbound is restricted on Highway 63 and Highway 881.
Evacuees who left their car at Shell Albian is asked to contact 1-888-346-7502 to register your car.
The Red Cross in Alberta is dealing with a high volume of emails and says they are sending out confirmation emails to those who have registered with them, but in batches. Media contacts told Mix news that everyone who has registered with them will receive an email confirmation eventually. They say the Red Cross has had some difficulty with emails but is reaching out by phone to those people instead.