Alerts for: Peterborough - Kawartha Lakes

Statements

7:33 PM EDT Saturday 20 September 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Apsley - Woodview - Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls - Balsam Lake Park - Northern Kawartha Lakes

Thunderstorms with heavy downpours giving local rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm tonight.

Showers and a few thunderstorms will affect the regions tonight as a cold front approaches from the northwest. Some of the thunderstorms will contain heavy downpours and frequent lightning giving local rainfall amounts of 25 to possibly 50 mm in a couple hours or less. Wind gusts of 75 km/h are also possible.

Motorists should be prepared for sudden low visibility in heavy downpours and ponded water on poorly drained sections on the roads. Another round of showers and thunderstorms is quite possible on Sunday as the cold front finally moves through the regions.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

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