Special Weather Statement for Okanagan

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Okanagan Valley, as well as The Kootenays, Boundary, Arrow Lakes-Slocan Lake and Elk Valley Regions. 

Showers and thunderstorms over the next few days will impact areas affected by overland flooding with total rainfall amounts between 20 and 40 millimetres by late Friday.

There's potential for heavy downpours in the Kootenays Wednesday, possibly thunderstorms. 

Thursday, the showers are expected to continue over the Kootenays and spread into the Okanagan Valley in the afternoon.

Thunderstorms and heavy downpours are possible for the Okanagan.