Special Weather Statement for Penticton area
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Central Okanagan - including Kelowna
- North Okanagan - including Vernon
- South Okanagan - including Penticton
Showers and thunderstorms over the next few days will impact areas affected by overland flooding. Total rainfall amounts will be in the 20 to 40 mm range by late Friday.
Today: The threat will be thunderstorms with the potential for brief, heavy downpours in the Kootenays. Rainfall amount in thunderstorms could reach 15 mm in an hour.
Thursday and Friday: Showers will continue over the Kootenays and will spread west into the Okanagan Valley Thursday afternoon. Embedded thunderstorms and the continued risk of heavy downpours are possible in these areas.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.