Wet and Windy Couple of Days across NW Alberta


From Tuesday to Thursday an area of low pressure brought very heavy rain and strong winds to portions of northwestern Alberta.


Rainfall amounts:

  • Zama Lookout Tower: 208 mm

  • Rainbow Lake Auto: 183 mm

  • Fontas Lookout Tower: 122 mm

  • Keg River Auto: 90 mm

  • Basset Lookout Tower: 80 mm

  • Amber Lookout Tower: 77 mm

  • Adair Lookout Tower: 76 mm

  • Hotchkiss Auto: 74 mm

  • Doig Lookout Tower: 74 mm


Peak wind gusts:

  • Grande Prairie: 100 km/h

  • Peace River: 87 km/h

  • Eaglesham: 85 km/h

  • Teepee Creek: 83 km/h

  • Slave Lake: 80 km/h

  • Whitecourt: 80 km/h


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada