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WWCN16 CWWG 272131  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR NORTHERN ALBERTA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:31 P.M. MDT SATURDAY 27 AUGUST 2016.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
PEACE RIVER - FAIRVIEW - HIGH PRAIRIE - MANNING.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
RAIN, AT TIMES HEAVY, IS EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT MOVED EASTWARD FROM BC WILL CONTINUE TO  
SPREAD HEAVY RAIN THROUGH PARTS OF NORTHWESTERN ALBERTA TONIGHT.  
MOST AREAS WITHIN THE PEACE RIVER REGION WILL SEE LESS THAN 50 MM OF  
RAIN HOWEVER, SOME REGIONS MAY SEE UP TO 75 MM OF RAIN BEFORE THE  
SYSTEM PASSES OUT OF THE REGION. FAIRVIEW HAS ALREADY SEEN OVER 60  
MM OF RAIN AND CAN EXPECT TO SEE ANOTHER 5 TO 10 MM OF RAIN TONIGHT  
BEFORE THE SYSTEM PUSHES OUT OF THE REGION. HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE  
TO EASE THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
 
LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AREAS IS POSSIBLE. WATCH FOR  
POSSIBLE WASHOUTS NEAR RIVERS, CREEKS AND CULVERTS. RAINFALL  
WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED. PLEASE  
CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT  
CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM(AT)EC.GC.CA  
OR TWEET REPORTS TO (HASH)ABSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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