Alerts for: Stirling - Tweed - South Frontenac
3:30 PM EDT Friday 21 October 2016
Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Tamworth - Sydenham - South Frontenac
Periods of rain, at times heavy, will continue until Saturday night with totals between 60 and 90 mm. Local amounts near 120 mm are possible, especially in communities near the St. Lawrence River.
Rainfall totals (millimetres) in the last 30 hours up to 2 pm EDT:
St. Anicet 68.2
Kingston Airport 53.1
Point Petre 49.8
Ottawa Airport 36.0
Ottawa Botanical Gardens 31.5
Cornwall 51.0 in 22 hours up to 10 am EDT (volunteer observer)
This rainfall is due to a moisture laden low pressure system moving southeast of Lakes Erie and Ontario into Northern New York State today and Southeastern Quebec Saturday.
If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports to #ONStorm.
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