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WWCN11 CWTO 150853  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:53 A.M. EDT SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= CITY OF TORONTO  
=NEW= SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK  
=NEW= DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND  
=NEW= OXFORD - BRANT  
=NEW= NIAGARA  
=NEW= CITY OF HAMILTON  
=NEW= HALTON - PEEL  
=NEW= YORK - DURHAM  
=NEW= LISTOWEL - MILVERTON - NORTHERN PERTH COUNTY  
=NEW= WATERLOO - WELLINGTON  
=NEW= DUFFERIN - INNISFIL  
=NEW= SAUGEEN SHORES - KINCARDINE - SOUTHERN BRUCE COUNTY  
=NEW= HANOVER - DUNDALK - SOUTHERN GREY COUNTY  
=NEW= OWEN SOUND - BLUE MOUNTAINS - NORTHERN GREY COUNTY  
=NEW= BARRIE - COLLINGWOOD - HILLSDALE  
=NEW= BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
=NEW= LINDSAY - SOUTHERN KAWARTHA LAKES  
=NEW= PETERBOROUGH CITY - LAKEFIELD - SOUTHERN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL TONIGHT.  
 
FOLLOWING A APPRECIABLE FREEZING RAIN EVENT, A ROUND OF HEAVY  
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. THE RAIN MAY FALL HEAVILY AT TIMES  
WITH AMOUNTS LIKELY IN THE 20 TO 25 MM RANGE. SOME ADDITIONAL  
RAINFALL IS LIKELY INTO MONDAY, ALBEIT LIGHTER. TOTAL RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MAY BE IN THE 25 TO 35 MM  
RANGE.  
 
PLEASE CLEAR DRAINAGE BASINS OF ICE BUILDUP TO ASSIST IN MORE  
EFFECTIVE WATER FLOW.  
 
LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AREAS IS POSSIBLE. KEEP CHILDREN AND  
PETS AWAY FROM CREEKS AND RIVER BANKS.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
ONSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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