Support local news and get a FREE mug!

It goes to areas south of Dawson Creek, including the communities of Gundy, Tupper, Tomslake, One Island Lake, and Kelly Lake.

The regional district responded Thursday to Environment Canada information that puts the South Peace rainfall amounts by Saturday afternoon between 80 to 115 millimeters.

However, the forecasts issued at 5 a.m. Friday, for Dawson Creek and Chetwynd,  put the estimated totals for today and tomorrow at those weather stations, between 70 and 90 millimeters, with showers on Sunday.

The Fort St. John station estimate, is 45 to 60 millimeters today, and then showers on both Saturday and Sunday.

The rainfall warning also extends into the Alberta Peace withe Grande Prairie forecast carrying a rainfall estimate for today and tomorrow  from 65 to 80 millilmeters.

We understand the RCMP in Slave Lake has already closed Highway Two at two different locations near that community, due to flooding.

If you see any flooding in the Peace region, let us know by emailing

Report an error

Read our guiding principles

Thanks for reading!

Our goal is to cover all the local news and events happening in Northeast B.C. If you believe in this coverage, becoming a Supporter is a great way to help!

As a Supporter, you also get our investigative stories early and a FREE mug!

More stories you might like