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WWCN11 CWTO 160716  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:16 A.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
SARNIA - LAMBTON  
ELGIN  
LONDON - MIDDLESEX  
GODERICH - BLUEWATER - SOUTHERN HURON COUNTY  
WINGHAM - BLYTH - NORTHERN HURON COUNTY  
STRATFORD - MITCHELL - SOUTHERN PERTH COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
RAINFALL, COMBINED WITH MELTING SNOW, CONTINUES. THE FROZEN GROUND  
HAS A REDUCED ABILITY TO ABSORB THIS RAINFALL.  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 20 TO 30 MM RANGE.  
 
SOME ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY, ALBEIT  
LIGHTER. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE WEEKEND WILL BE IN THE 30 TO  
40 MM RANGE WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 60 MM.  
 
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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