786  
WWCN11 CWTO 161444  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:44 A.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
CITY OF TORONTO  
DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND  
NIAGARA  
CITY OF HAMILTON  
HALTON - PEEL  
YORK - DURHAM  
WATERLOO - WELLINGTON  
DUFFERIN - INNISFIL  
BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
KINGSTON - PRINCE EDWARD  
PETERBOROUGH - KAWARTHA LAKES  
STIRLING - TWEED - SOUTH FRONTENAC  
BANCROFT - BON ECHO PARK  
BROCKVILLE - LEEDS AND GRENVILLE  
SMITHS FALLS - LANARK - SHARBOT LAKE  
HALIBURTON - MINDEN - SOUTHERN HALIBURTON COUNTY.  
 
RAINFALL WARNING ENDED FOR:  
SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK  
OXFORD - BRANT  
LISTOWEL - MILVERTON - NORTHERN PERTH COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF TODAY.  
 
RAIN AT TIMES HEAVY IS AFFECTING A GOOD PORTION OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO.  
THERE IS STILL SOME RESIDUAL FREEZING RAIN NEAR OR NORTH OF THE OAK  
RIDGES MORAINE AS WELL AS FROM THE NORTHERN KAWARTHAS TOWARDS  
EASTERN ONTARIO. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE 20 TO 30 MM RANGE ARE  
LIKELY BY THE TIMES IT TAPERS OFF FROM WEST TO EAST.  
 
EXTRA CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN COMMUTING TODAY. 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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