Rainfall Levels Top Monthly Norm
Prince George, B.C.- Typically, Prince George can expect about 65 mm of rain in a given June, at least that’s the average over the past 30 years. June 2016 will go on the books as one very soggy month.As of 5 last evening, Prince George had already received 54.5 mm of rain for the month of June, and Environment Canada is predicting another 20-25 mm before today is through and this system moves out of the region.
There are still two weeks left to go in the month.
It could be worse.
Yesterday Ft. St. John had received 52.6 mm in a 24 hour period, Tumbler Ridge had snow before it changed to rain leaving it and Chetwynd sopping wet. There’s another 50 -60mm predicted before this weather system moves out of the area later this evening.
The River Forecast Centre had issued flood watches for some areas in the Peace as rivers rose rapidly. The rivers are expected to peak by late Friday and start to recede.
250News will keep you updated.