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Isolated storms could elevate water levels in parts of southern Ontario

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Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Monday, June 23, 2014, 7:26 PM -

The risk for isolated non-severe thunderstorms will persist across southern Ontario into Tuesday, prompting Toronto Region and Conservation Management to issue a water safety statement Monday evening.


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"Toronto and Region Conservation Authority advises that Environment Canada is forecasting around 30 mm of rain for the Greater Toronto Area," the statement reads.

"Significant flooding is not expected at this time, but the forecasted rainfall will cause high flows and water levels in Greater Toronto Area creeks and rivers, resulting in unsafe conditions. Please exercise caution around all bodies of water. Please alert any children under your care of these dangerous conditions and supervise their activities."

Hot, muggy weather has settled into the region, helping to spark thunderstorms.


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After Tuesday, temperatures will stabilize to near-seasonal levels for the remainder of the week.

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