As if the May wildfires were not enough, last Thursday a stationary front in the northern prairies brought heavy rain and flash flooding to Ft. McMurray,
The rainfall lead to isolated flash flooding in several neighborhoods across the city including Thickwood and Timeberlea, according to the reports, before the system moved out of the area.
Friday conditions improved with a high of 20C and mainly Sunny.
Saturday saw late day showers, followed by a risk of thunderstorms Sunday.
Heavy rain is not uncommon for Ft McMurray in June, according to Environment Canada, it is the 2nd wettest month of the year.
The last time Ft McMurray experienced serious flooding was in Y 2013, which prompted a local state of emergency and mandatory evacuations from the flood zone.
To check the weather in the region go to: http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/category/summer/
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