Rainfall warning in effect

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The humidity in place is helping to keep heavy rain showers for most of the day, a sharp cold front will push through and trigger thunderstorms followed by a cool down for Sunday, in the meantime, keep the umbrellas handy.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Rain, heavy at times, is expected today as a moisture laden disturbance moves through. Latest indications suggest rainfall amounts near 50 mm are quite likely over locales such as Sault Ste Marie, Ranger Lake and Foleyet. A thunderstorm or two may result in locally higher amounts.

Lesser amounts of rain are expected in areas further to the southeast, such as St. Joseph, Elliot Lake and Gogama.

The rain is expected to taper off this evening as the disturbance moves away into

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.