Alerts for: Windsor - Essex - Chatham-Kent

Warnings

4:38 AM EDT Friday 30 September 2016
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Windsor - Leamington - Essex County

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect Essex County today and tonight. Additional rainfall amounts will be highly variable, but are expected to be in the 20 to 50 mm range across the county.

Rainfall amounts since Wednesday evening have varied from 85 mm at Windsor Airport to 150 mm or greater in Tecumseh. Areas farther southwest such as Harrow and Amherstburg have received significantly less precipitation so far.

The rain is being produced by a slow moving low pressure system over the Ohio Valley.

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 storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

 

Statements

4:41 AM EDT Friday 30 September 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Chatham-Kent - Rondeau Park

Significant rainfall continues.

Intermittent showers and a few thunderstorms are expected to affect Chatham-Kent today and tonight. The showers may be heavy at times.

Additional rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm are forecast by Saturday morning for much of the region.

The area is being monitored for a potential rainfall warning.

Caution is advised due to ponding of water on roads, and potentially fast flowing creeks.

The rain is being produced by a slow moving low pressure system over the Ohio Valley.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

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