Alerts for: B.C. Peace River

Watches

11:02 AM PDT Monday 03 August 2015
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River
  • B.C. South Peace River

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

Fast moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Stay indoors when a thunderstorm strikes. There isn't a place outside that is safe during a thunderstorm.

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

 

Statements

6:17 AM PDT Monday 03 August 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River
  • B.C. South Peace River

Potential for intense thunderstorms this afternoon followed by heavy rainfall tonight.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop over B.C. Peace River this afternoon with the potential for some to become severe. The thunderstorms will track northwards out of the region early this evening however an organized band of heavy rain is expected to follow closely behind. There is the possibility of significant rainfall this evening.

The band of heavy rain is associated with an approaching low pressure system. The precise track of the low and therefore timing and intensity of the rainfall remain uncertain at this point.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts as warnings may be required.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weather.gc.ca.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weather.gc.ca.

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