THUNDER BAY – A rainfall warning for the City of Thunder Bay has been declared by Environment Canada. The rainfall warning comes as the Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority has a Flood Warning in effect.
Thunder Bay under Rainfall Warning
Environment Canada states that another 30 to 50 mm of rain is possible by Tuesday morning.
A slow moving warm front over Northern Minnesota will continue to bring a band of rain to parts of Northwestern Ontario along the Minnesota border. As of 6 PM nearly 30 mm of rain have been reported at Fort Frances with 40 mm at Atikokan. While there may be some breaks, the rain is expected to be fairly persistent tonight, Monday and Monday night. Thunderstorms embedded in this rain band will contribute to higher rainfall amounts.
Another 30 to 50 mm of rain is expected by Tuesday morning, with storm totals of 50 to 70 mm possible, especially near the Minnesota border.
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