If that storm drain in front of your house, it might be a timely moment to clear it out before Monday morning arrives.
We will apparently be trading in our snow shovels and winter boots for hip waders on Monday as an intense Pacific front makes its landfall on the North coast.
Environment Canada is forecasting up to 110 mm of rain over the period of Monday through to Tuesday morning, with the heaviest rainfall to arrive in the Monday evening period.
Environment Canada issues a Rainfall Warning for the North coast at 11:07 PM on Sunday evening. The full forecast for the North Coast can be found here.
RAINFALL WARNING: North Coast-Coastal Sections
Issued at 11:07 PM PST SUNDAY 11 JANUARY 2009
HEAVY RAIN WILL BEGIN TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY WITH AMOUNTS NEAR 50 MM FOR INLAND SECTIONS AND 80 TO 110 MM FOR COASTAL SECTIONS.
THIS IS A WARNING THAT SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.
A MOISTURE LADEN FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL GIVE HEAVY RAIN TO THE NORTH COAST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. INLAND SECTIONS NEAR STEWART CAN EXPECT HEAVY RAIN TO BEGIN MONDAY MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO MOVE SOUTHWARDS DURING THE DAY TAKING AIM AT COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE NORTH COAST AND INLAND SECTIONS NEAR KITIMAT.
HERE THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE THE FRONTAL SYSTEM WEAKENS AND BEGINS TO MOVE NORTHWARDS THROUGH TUESDAY.
INLAND SECTIONS NEAR STEWART AND KITIMAT CAN EXPECT RAINFALL TOTALS NEAR 50 MM WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 80 TO 110 MM FOR COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE NORTH COAST.