Alerts for: Peace River - Fairview - High Prairie - Manning

Warnings

9:48 PM MDT Wednesday 02 September 2015
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Birch Hills Co. near Eaglesham and Hwy 740
  • Birch Hills Co. near Wanham and Peoria
  • Clear Hills Co. near Chinchaga Wildland Prov. Park
  • Clear Hills Co. near Cleardale Worsley and Cherry Point
  • Clear Hills Co. near Hines Creek and Eureka River
  • Co. of Northern Lights near Dixonville and Cardinal Lake
  • Co. of Northern Lights near Manning and Notikewin Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Big Lakes near High Prairie and Winagami Lake
  • M.D. of Fairview including Fairview Whitelaw and Dunvegan
  • M.D. of Peace including Grimshaw and Berwyn
  • M.D. of Smoky River including Falher McLennan and Guy
  • M.D. of Spirit River including Spirit River and Rycroft
  • Nrn Sunrise Co. near Keppler Creek
  • Nrn Sunrise Co. near Peace River Nampa and Three Creeks
  • Saddle Hills Co. near Bay Tree and Silver Valley
  • Saddle Hills Co. near Moonshine Lake Prov. Park
  • Saddle Hills Co. near Woking

Rain, at times heavy, continues.

20 to 45 mm of rain has fallen throughout the Peace River region since this morning. Another 20 to 25 mm is possible before the rain ends by late Thursday morning.

Rainfall warnings are issued when 50 mm of rainfall is expected in 24 hours.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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