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WWCN11 CWTO 160851  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:51 A.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= KINGSTON - PRINCE EDWARD  
=NEW= STIRLING - TWEED - SOUTH FRONTENAC  
=NEW= GANANOQUE - MALLORYTOWN  
CITY OF TORONTO  
SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK  
DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND  
OXFORD - BRANT  
NIAGARA  
CITY OF HAMILTON  
HALTON - PEEL  
YORK - DURHAM  
LISTOWEL - MILVERTON - NORTHERN PERTH COUNTY  
WATERLOO - WELLINGTON  
DUFFERIN - INNISFIL  
BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
LINDSAY - SOUTHERN KAWARTHA LAKES  
PETERBOROUGH CITY - LAKEFIELD - SOUTHERN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY.  
 
RAINFALL WARNING ENDED FOR:  
GREY - BRUCE  
BARRIE - COLLINGWOOD - HILLSDALE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF TODAY.  
 
RAIN AT TIMES HEAVY IS AFFECTING A GOOD PORTION OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
THIS MORNING, ALONG WITH SOME RESIDUAL FREEZING RAIN NEAR OR NORTH  
OF THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE 20 TO 30 MM RANGE  
ARE LIKELY BY THE TIMES IT TAPERS OFF FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY.  
 
EXTRA CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN DURING THIS MORNING'S COMMUTE. STANDING  
WATER MAY BE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ON POORLY DRAINED ROADS AND  
HIGHWAYS DUE TO THE WEEKEND ICE ACCUMULATION.  
 
PLEASE CLEAR DRAINAGE BASINS OF ICE BUILDUP IN URBAN CENTRES. THIS  
WILL ASSIST IN MORE EFFECTIVE WATER FLOW AND MAY PREVENT BASEMENT  
FLOODING.  
 
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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