Special weather statement in effect for parts of southern Ontario.

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Due to a massive Facebook and instagram outage we haven’t been able to post on the page. Environment Canada has issued  special weather statement for parts of southern Ontario. 

 

Special weather statement in effect for:


Deep River - Whitney - Eastern Algonquin Park

Western Algonquin Park - Lake of Two Rivers

Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale

Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake

Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Bayfield Inlet - Dunchurch

South River - Burk's Falls

Bruce Peninsula - Sauble Beach - Tobermory

Hanover - Dundalk - Southern Grey County

Owen Sound - Blue Mountains - Northern Grey County

Saugeen Shores - Kincardine - Southern Bruce County

Haliburton - Minden - Southern Haliburton County

Oxtongue Lake - Fort Irwin - Northern Haliburton County

Bracebridge - Gravenhurst

Huntsville - Baysville

Port Carling - Port Severn

Town of Parry Sound - Rosseau - Killbear Park


Mild temperatures and potentially heavy rain Thursday and Thursday night.


Periods of rain, heavy at times, are forecast to begin Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts in the 15 to 25 mm range are expected by late Thursday evening. A few isolated thunderstorms are also possible Thursday afternoon.


The heavy rain will combine with mild temperatures near 7 degrees Celsius to produce potentially significant snowmelt and localized ponding on streets and other low lying areas.


The heavy rain and mild temperatures are associated with a strong Colorado low that will transition across northern Ontario Thursday through Thursday night.


Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.