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WWCN11 CWTO 170020  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 8:20 P.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
KINGSTON - ODESSA - FRONTENAC ISLANDS  
TAMWORTH - SYDENHAM - SOUTH FRONTENAC  
BROCKVILLE - LEEDS AND GRENVILLE  
CITY OF OTTAWA  
GATINEAU  
PRESCOTT AND RUSSELL  
CORNWALL - MORRISBURG  
SMITHS FALLS - LANARK - SHARBOT LAKE.  
 
RAINFALL WARNING ENDED FOR:  
PICKERING - OSHAWA - SOUTHERN DURHAM REGION  
UXBRIDGE - BEAVERTON - NORTHERN DURHAM REGION  
BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
PICTON - SANDBANKS PARK  
NAPANEE - CONSECON  
PETERBOROUGH - KAWARTHA LAKES  
STIRLING - TWEED - MADOC  
BANCROFT - BON ECHO PARK  
HALIBURTON - MINDEN - SOUTHERN HALIBURTON COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF TONIGHT.  
 
PERIODS OF RAIN CONTINUE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE 20 TO 30 MM RANGE  
ARE LIKELY BY THE TIMES IT TAPERS OFF TONIGHT.  
 
EXTRA CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN COMMUTING THIS EVENING. 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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