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B.C. North & South Peace River
9:52 PM PDT Monday 04 June 2012
Rainfall warning for
B.C. North & South Peace River issued
Total rainfall amounts up to 40 mm are expected tonight through Tuesday for the southern interior regions.
Total rainfall amounts up to 30 mm are expected Tuesday and Tuesday night for the Peace River.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.
A significant low pressure system over the Northwestern U.S. will track northeastwards to Southern Alberta by Tuesday evening. This system in combination with a very moist upper level southerly flow will produce widespread heavy rain in much of the southern BC interior. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are expected tonight and Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the system will spread rain to the BC Peace region starting Tuesday morning. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 30 mm are forecast by early Wednesday morning with highest amounts near the foothills. Additional rainfall amounts of 30 mm are possible on Wednesday.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer expected in southern BC this evening.
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