Alerts for: Whitecourt - Edson - Fox Creek - Swan Hills


3:32 PM MDT Wednesday 23 July 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • M.D. of Big Lakes near Swan Hills
  • M.D. of Greenview near Fox Creek
  • Woodlands Co. near Benbow and Windfall
  • Woodlands Co. near Carson-Pegasus Prov. Park
  • Woodlands Co. near Goose Lake
  • Woodlands Co. near Whitecourt and Blue Ridge
  • Yellowhead Co. near Edson and Sundance Prov. Park
  • Yellowhead Co. near Peers and Niton Junction

Rainfall - early morning to early evening Friday.

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

A low pressure centre is forecast to develop over the northern foothills overnight. As the low develops an area of rain with a few thunderstorms will develop over western Alberta. Total rainfall amounts near 50 mm are forecast, however higher amounts may occur with embedded thunderstorms. Rain will taper off Friday evening.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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