The RMWB is in a rainfall warning and will be for most of the day.
Communities from Conklin to Fort McKay could see anywhere from 20-40 mm of rain.
Flash flooding and water pooling on roads are a very strong possibility with Gregoire already seeing major flooding.
There are also eye witness reports of lightning strikes in the downtown area earlier in the morning.
There is a power outage in Downtown and Thickwood with crews on scene but there remains no timetable for a return. Some traffic lights are out throughout those areas.