Alerts for: South Thompson
10:03 AM PDT Wednesday 19 June 2013
Rainfall warning for
South Thompson continued
Rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm continuing through Thursday.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening across the east kootnay and Elk Valley regions. The main threats from these storms are large hail, damaging wind gusts, intense lightning, and heavy downpours.
In addition, a very moist area of low pressure is approaching Southern British Columbia bringing widespread rain into the British Columbia Interior. With this ample supply of moisture and the slow moving nature of the low, heavy rainfalls are likely. Widespread rainfall totals of 40 to 60 mm is expected over a two day period with locally higher amounts possible especially where rain is enhanced by local terrain.
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