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Special weather statement issued for Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough

Keep the umbrella handy a significant amount of rain is predicted for later this weekend into Monday.

Environment Canada says an intensifying low pressure system emerging from Texas could soak southern portions of the province beginning later tonight for Southwestern Ontario including Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, on Sunday.

Several rounds of rain are expected with some heavier thunderstorms in many areas. 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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Pamela Vanmeer
Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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