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HomeHealth and LifestyleUPDATE Now A Rainfall Warning-Special Weather Statement Issued For Kawartha Lakes

UPDATE Now A Rainfall Warning-Special Weather Statement Issued For Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of Kawartha Lakes.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Rain, at times heavy, continues.

What: Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 75 mm by early this evening.

When: Through to early this evening.

Locations impacted include:
Oshawa, Peterborough, Cobourg, Uxbridge, Ajax, Port Perry, Whitby, Bowmanville, Port Hope, Trent Hills, Brooklin, Scugog, Darlington Provincial Park, Janetville, Orono and Newcastle.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes

Showers and thunderstorms producing locally heavy rainfall today.

Locally heavy rainfall of 30 to 50 mm. Isolated amounts exceeding 50 mm possible.

Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to move across the area today. Some of these showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm. Isolated amounts exceeding 50 mm will also be possible in some locations.

Thus, Rainfall Warnings may be required for portions of the area.

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.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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