Weather warning issued for Muncho Lake Park

FORT NELSON, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for Muncho Lake Park.  That region could see up to 60 mm of rain between now and Saturday.  On top of that, snow is possible at higher elevations.  See the full warning below.

For our region, Environment Canada says Fort St. John could see up to 15mm of rain before the end of day Saturday.

 

Issued at 2016-05-27 11:59 UTC by Environment Canada:
Weather warning continued for:
Muncho Lake Park – Stone Mountain Park, B.C. (088200)

Current details:
A cold upper trough of low pressure over the province has created a moist easterly flow over northeast BC. Rain that developed last night will persist trough today and Saturday resulting in total amounts of 60 mm or more over eastern sections. In addition, snow levels will lower to near 1100 metres this evening and then gradually to at or near valley bottom on Saturday. Consequently, higher elevations will likely receive snowfall amounts up to 20 cm during this period.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email topacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm in British Columbia and #YKStorm in Yukon.

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