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WWCN11 CWTO 161748  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 1:48 P.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
CITY OF TORONTO  
NIAGARA  
MISSISSAUGA - BRAMPTON  
YORK - DURHAM  
INNISFIL - NEW TECUMSETH - ANGUS  
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:  
DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND  
CITY OF HAMILTON  
BURLINGTON - OAKVILLE  
HALTON HILLS - MILTON  
CALEDON  
ORANGEVILLE - GRAND VALLEY - SOUTHERN DUFFERIN COUNTY  
SHELBURNE - MANSFIELD - NORTHERN DUFFERIN COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF TODAY.  
 
PERIODS OF RAIN CONTINUE. 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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