Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Fort Nelson, rainfall warnings continue

B.C. North Peace River
4:07 AM PDT Thursday 27 June 2013
Rainfall warning for 
B.C. North Peace River continued

Additional rainfall amounts of 10 mm expected this morning mainly over northern sections.

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

Rain will continue this morning over the B.C. North Peace River district as an easterly flow of moist air continues to push across the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.

Additional rainfall amounts of 10 mm can be expected this morning mainly over northern sections of the region before the rain tapers to showers this afternoon. 

Fort Nelson
4:10 AM PDT Thursday 27 June 2013
Rainfall warning for 
Fort Nelson continued

Additional rainfall amounts up to 20 mm are forecast along the eastern slopes of the Rockies today.

Additional rainfall amounts up of 15 mm are expected in the Dease Lake region today.

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 continue to direct an easterly flow of moist air onto the eastern slopes of the Rockies today. Additionally, thunderstorms embedded in the flow will contribute to localized heavy rainfall. The rain will taper to showers this evening and additional rainfall amounts of 20 mm are expected.

Heavy rain has also developed in the Dease Lake region. The heavy rain will taper to showers this evening and additional rainfall amounts of 15 mm are expected.

The potential exists that some of the thunderstorms near Fort Nelson may become severe this afternoon. The main threats from these storms are large hail, damaging wind gusts, intense lightning, and heavy downpours. 

Fort Nelson
4:10 AM PDT Thursday 27 June 2013
Severe thunderstorm watch for 
Fort Nelson issued

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon.

This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.

Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

A broad upper trough will continue to direct an easterly flow of moist air onto the eastern slopes of the Rockies today. Additionally, thunderstorms embedded in the flow will contribute to localized heavy rainfall. The rain will taper to showers this evening and additional rainfall amounts of 20 mm are expected.

Heavy rain has also developed in the Dease Lake region. The heavy rain will taper to showers this evening and additional rainfall amounts of 15 mm are expected.

The potential exists that some of the thunderstorms near Fort Nelson may become severe this afternoon. The main threats from these storms are large hail, damaging wind gusts, intense lightning, and heavy downpours.

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Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.