Monday, March 21, 2022

Heavy Rainfall Warnings issued for North Coast coastal and inland regions

Satellite imagery from Environment Canada show the track
of an approaching weather system that could bring up to 100 mm
of rain to the Prince Rupert area tonight and tomorrow
(From Environment Canada website)

Some significant rainfall is on the way for the North Coast, including the Prince Rupert area with Environment Canada advising of up to 100 mm of precipitation to fall in the region from tonight through Tuesday.

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We can anticipate up to 30 mm of rain tonight with an additional 70 mm forecast for Tuesday, accompanying the weather system will be winds from the Southeast gust at tup to 90 km/h at the height of the approaching weather.

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A similar rainfall warning is in place for Kitimat and Terrace, though with lesser amounts of precipitation, with the potential for 70mm of rain for Kitimat, 50mm for Terrace and points north.

The approaching marine system has also brought a GALE WARNING for Hecate Strait north and south as well as waters along the coast and around Haida Gwaii.

Winds of up to 45 knots are expected overnight, with sea building to 3 metres by this evening

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Follow the Environment Canada website for updates on the weather system making its way to the region.

More on past weather events can be explore from our archive page.

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