Rainfall Amounts of 25 to 50 mm Are Likely By Late Friday

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Rainfall warning continued for:
Barrie – Orillia – Midland,
Port Carling – Port Severn,
Bracebridge – Gravenhurst,
Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County,

Haliburton,
Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes,
Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes,

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Periods of rain are expected to develop today and become heavier this evening into Friday. There is also a risk of thunderstorms.

Rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are possible by Friday evening. Periods of rain will taper off Saturday.

This rainfall is the result of a slow moving trough of low pressure.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks.

Rainfall warning continued for:
South River – Burk’s Falls,
Western Algonquin Park – Lake of Two Rivers,
Huntsville – Baysville,
Town of Parry Sound – Rosseau – Killbear Park,
Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory,

Current details:
Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

A few rounds of rain are likely today into Friday. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are likely by late Friday.

The rain may fall heavily at times, but there will likely be significant gaps in the precipitation from time to time as well. Some wet snow may mix in with the rain Friday over some areas as temperatures will likely be just above the freezing mark.

The precipitation is the result of a very slow moving trough of low pressure.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

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 #ONStorm.

 

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