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Alerts in Effect
Rainfall WarningIssued at 22:53 Tuesday 21 September 2021
Rain, at times heavy, is expected.
Significant rainfall expected through Wednesday night.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast to continue through at least Wednesday night.
Rainfall amounts of 50 to 60 mm are expected by early Thursday morning with a few localities possibly reaching up to 75 mm.
This widespread rainfall event is due to a cold front and a moisture laden low pressure system that will arrive from the American Mid-west.
For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry District office. Visit Ontario.ca/floods for the latest details.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.
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.