Alerts for: Prescott and Russell


4:11 PM EDT Saturday 22 October 2016
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Prescott and Russell

The long duration rain event is coming to an end. Rain will continue this evening then gradually taper off overnight. Rainfall totals are expected in the 60 to 90 mm range. Local amounts near 100 mm are possible in some localities near the Quebec border.

The rainfall is due to a moisture laden low pressure system centred over Maine which is tracking into Southeastern Quebec this evening.

A storm summary has been issued.

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 or tweet reports to #ONStorm.


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