Total Rainfall Amounts of 25 to 40 mm Are Forecast By Late Friday Night

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The Falls in Port Sydney from Scott Connor Dubois

Rainfall warning issued for:    South River – Burk’s Falls,  Western Algonquin Park – Lake of Two Rivers, Parry Sound – Muskoka, Haliburton,  Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes, Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes,

Current details:  Rain, heavy at times is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. Rain, heavy at times, will move into Central and Eastern Ontario overnight and continue into Friday evening. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 millimetres are forecast by late Friday night. Local amounts exceeding 50 mm are possible.  Flood messaging is in effect for much of Central and Eastern Ontario. For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry District office. This heavy rain is associated with a Texas low that will track across Southern Ontario on Friday. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Avoid driving through water on roads. Even shallow, fast-moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle or a person away. Don’t approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts. Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using .

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