Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 14:04 Saturday 29 April 2017
Significant rain expected later this weekend into Monday. Also a little freezing rain possible Sunday morning.
An intensifying low pressure system emerging from Texas is forecast to soak southern portions of the province beginning later tonight for Southwestern Ontario and elsewhere on Sunday. Several rounds of rain are expected with some embedded heavier thunderstorms in many areas.
The rain will likely begin as a little freezing rain Sunday morning over portions of the Haliburton Highlands before changing to rain. A freezing rain warning may be issued if it appears it will persist a little longer.
Total general rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 millimetres are anticipated through Monday before it tapers off. But some areas which receive more persistent thunderstorms are likely to be impacted by 50 to 75 mm. Rainfall warnings are likely to be issued for some regions.
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