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Special Weather Statement Issued For Kawartha Lakes Warning Of Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain

KAWARTHA LAKES-Environment Canada is warning of isolated thunderstorms and very heavy rainfall.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Isolated thunderstorms moving slowly across the region this afternoon will contain brief very heavy downpours. Local rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm in an hour or less are possible along with gusts to 70 km/h.

Sudden very low visibility and ponding of water on poorly drained areas of highways from the downpours may result in difficult driving conditions.

The showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to end this evening.

 

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