'Here we are again': Flood warning returns for Klondike River, evacuation underway


A tactical evacuation is underway once again in the Rock Creek area near Dawson City, Yukon, as the Klondike River continues to run dangerously high.

Officials have issued another flood warning for the area, a little more than a week after an earlier warning was downgraded to a flood watch.

A tactical evacuation means that residents are advised to leave the area, but are not under an evacuation order.

“Here we are again,” said Jake John Armstrong, who was busy on Wednesday putting sandbags around his property in the Dredge Pond subdivision. 

“Lots of friends helping out, and the community really comes together in times like these.”

‘The community really comes together in times like these,’

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