|Satelite imagery from Environment Canada shows
weather energy building and set for a weekend arrival
on the North Coast and Haida Gwaii
Prince Rupert has been added to the growing list of weather alerts for the Northwest, with Environment Canada issuing a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT shortly after 3:30 on Friday.
The Weather service making note of an atmospheric river on the way with heavy rain, strong winds and high freezing levels.
As we noted in our notes of earlier this afternoon, rainfall totals for Prince Rupert are anticipated to be in the range of 100 to 150 mm.
The weather statement notes that lesser amounts expected for Haida Gwaii and Kitimat and that the weather event will ease on Monday morning.
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|Drive BC highway camera imagery from Meziadin Junction