Rainfall warnings issued for Peace Region and Fort Nelson

B.C. North and South Peace River
10:59 AM PDT Tuesday 25 June 2013
Rainfall warning for 
B.C. North and South Peace River issued

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio. 

Fort Nelson
10:51 AM PDT Tuesday 25 June 2013
Rainfall warning for 
Fort Nelson issued

Rainfall amounts up to 70 mm forecast along the eastern slopes of the Rockies.

This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

A broad upper trough will direct a moist easterly flow of air onto the eastern slopes of the Rockies over the next few days. Thunderstorms embedded in the flow will contribute to localized heavy rainfall. The rain will begin this afternoon and continue until Thursday evening. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 70 mm are possible.

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