Alerts for: Cornwall - Morrisburg
10:46 AM EDT Saturday 22 October 2016
Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Cornwall - Lancaster
- Maxville - Alexandria
- Morrisburg - Long Sault
- Winchester - Newington
Periods of rain will continue today. It will fall heavily at times over locales to the east of Ottawa. It is expected to end tonight with totals in the 60 to 90 mm range. Local amounts near 100 mm are possible in some localities near the Quebec border.
This rainfall is due to a moisture laden low pressure system centred north of Cape Cod this morning, moving to Southeastern Quebec by this evening.
A storm summary will be issued this afternoon.
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 email@example.com or tweet reports to #ONStorm.
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