Rainfall Warning Issued


Rainfall warning in effect for:

Agawa – Lake Superior Park
Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
Rain at times heavy is expected today into tonight.

Rain ahead of a low pressure system currently over Iowa is expected began last night and will become heavy at times today. Total rainfall amounts of up to 60 mm are possible.

At this time, it appears that the heaviest rainfall will occur along the eastern Superior shoreline from near Sault Ste. Marie to Wawa. Rainfall amounts are expected to drop off sharply to the west of Wawa.

The rainfall is expected to taper off overnight Saturday.

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.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.