Potentially Heavy Rain Through Friday

Environment Canada has been tracking a storm system heading our way and has issued a Special Weather Statement this morning to alert to the possibility of significant rainfall through until Friday. This system could bring upwards of 50mm of rain and winds gusting to 70 km/h Tomorrow and could affect the entirety of Southern Ontario to one degree or another.


The Statement Reads;


Potentially significant rainfall today through Friday morning.

A low pressure system will approach Southern Ontario from the southwest. Rain is forecast to begin this morning and end Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are possible, with the heaviest rain occurring Thursday afternoon. Strong northwesterly to westerly wind gusts of 70 km/h are possible Thursday night into Friday morning.

If visibility is reduced during driving, turn on headlights and maintain a safe following distance. Remember pedestrians are more difficult to see when it is dark and raining.


It is best to ensure that if you live in a home prone to flooding or water damage that you are prepared for the potential. Further information will be shared should it be provided.


Image and Information from Environment Canada.

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