August 22, 2014 1:52 pm

Province warns of significant rainfall, potential flooding for southern Sask.

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is letting people know that there is the potential to see significant rain over a large part of southern Saskatchewan.

Matt Myers/Global News

REGINA – The Water Security Agency (WSA) is advising residents of southern Saskatchewan about the potential for flooding this weekend as the area braces for significant rainfall.

As of Friday afternoon the areas forecasted to see the most rain are Val Marie, Assiniboia, Regina and down to Estevan. These areas could see as much as 50 to 80 mm of rain between Friday night and Monday morning.

The precipitation could cause localized flooding in certain areas and residents are asked to be aware of the situation and prepare accordingly.

Currently Rafferty and Alameda Reservoirs are both below their full supply levels and have a large amount of flood storage available.

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