At 3:20 pm, Saturday, June 15th, Environment Canada issued a heavy rainfall warning for most parts of Central Alberta including The City of Red Deer and areas to the south and west.

Rainfall Warning in effect for:

  • City of Red Deer
  • Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne
  • Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden
  • Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake
  • Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park
  • Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House

 Heavy rainfall to develop over central Alberta this evening.

Thunderstorms currently developing on the foothills near Calgary will push northeast this evening, and merge into a large area of heavy rain tonight.

Total rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm are likely to fall in a 12–18-hour period. This rain event will come to an end by late Sunday morning.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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