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Chetwynd & District Recreation Centre, BC

Alerts in Effect

Rainfall Warning

Issued at 04:45 Friday 27 May 2022

A prolonged period of rain is expected.

Locations: B.C. Peace River, especially regions near the Rockies.

When: Late this afternoon to Saturday night.

Total rainfall: 30 to 50 mm, except near Hudson Hope and Chetwynd 60 to 80 mm.

Remarks: A weather system will stall over the B.C. Peace River region and bring a prolonged period of rain.

Rain will start late this afternoon and persist to Saturday night, with 30 to 50 mm expected. Regions near the Rockies are expecting the highest rainfall amounts, total of 60 to 80 mm.

Rain, at times heavy, will ease to a few showers Saturday night.

Heavy rainfall on top of pre-existing saturated soils can exacerbate vulnerable landscapes and enhance the risk of localized flooding.

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Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.



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