Get emergency updates

Find information about emergencies in the Yukon including wildfires, floods, earthquakes and road closures.

You should always be prepared for an emergency. Learn more about making an emergency plan, what to put in your emergency kit and preparing for floods and wildfires.

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Current advisories 

Wildfire information

See the fire map and fire danger ratings on the Wildfire Hub

Flood advisories

See flood warnings and advisories on the Flood Atlas 

Old Crow evacuation alert

Old Crow residents who are in the community are being supported by Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation. Old Crow residents who want to relocate to Whitehorse during the flooding, or who are already in Whitehorse, can get emergency support by calling 1-888-800-6493. This number will be answered 24/7. This emergency support is offered by the Canadian Red Cross on behalf of Government of Yukon.

Old Crow flood watch updates

Travel advisories (last updated Thursday May 23, 3 pm)

Always check Yukon511 before travelling. For highways within British Columbia, please check DriveBC before travelling.

  • The Alaska Highway (BC Highway 97) south of Toad River, B.C. and B.C. Highway 77 remain closed due to wildfires. Travellers should consider alternate routes such as Highway 37 (Stewart-Cassiar).
  • Evacuation Area Access Permits are available for those travelling Highway 97 through Fort Nelson and are prioritized for those delivering essential goods and services to communities beyond Fort Nelson. Authorized vehicles will be piloted between the hours of 06:00-19:00 between check stops, and travellers are reminded that fuel and other services within Fort Nelson are extremely limited at this time. Applications can be submitted at

Public weather alerts

Find public weather alerts for the Yukon from Environment Canada.


Always phone 911 in an emergency.