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Special Weather Statement Issued For Possibly Significant Rainfall In Kawartha Lakes And Peterborough

KAWARTHA LAKES-Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough.

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

Significant rainfall amounts possible with total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm.
Locally higher amounts are also possible in areas that receive thunderstorms tonight until Tuesday afternoon.

Showers and occasional thunderstorms are expected to move across the region as a cold front approaches from the west. The precipitation is expected to end by Tuesday evening in the wake of the cold front.

There is some uncertainty with the track and timing of this cold front that will move across the area. Hence exact timing and total rainfall amounts are subject to change.

Rainfall warnings may be required for some areas as the event draws closer.

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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