Alerts in Effect
Rainfall WarningIssued at 4:20 a.m. CST Saturday 23 August 2014
A disturbance tracking across Montana will push rain into southern Saskatchewan this morning. The initial area of rain will move into south central areas and then remain stationary over the region tonight. The heaviest rainfall is expected to fall over the Val Marie, Grasslands National Park and Assiniboia areas and nearby communities were rainfall totals of 50 to 75 mm are possible before tapering off late day Sunday. Significant rainfall amounts are also possible for southeastern portions of the province near the Manitoba border. At this time this secondary area of heavy rain is expected to remain on the Manitoba side of the provincial boundary, However if the forecast track of this system shifts to the west rainfall warnings may be issued for these areas.Details
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to email@example.com or tweet reports to #SKStorm.