Heavy Rain Warning Issued

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Current Radar indicates the rain should move in to Sault Ste. Marie by approximately 10am and continue for most of the day.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

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

What:
Heavy rain. Total accumulations of 20 to 40 mm are expected.

Where:
East of Lake Superior, roughly in an area from Lake Superior Provincial Park to Sault Ste. Marie to Elliot Lake.

When:
Wednesday morning into Thursday morning.

Discussion:
Rain will begin late Wednesday morning and likely last through much of the day. A break in the rain may occur Wednesday evening before an additional round overnight. Rainfall accumulations of 20 to 40 mm are anticipated. The ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall due to being frozen and snow covered.

For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry District office. Visit Ontario.ca/floods for the latest details.