THUNDER BAY – Flooding across the region is impacting homes and families. The City of Thunder Bay is on top of the situation to the best of its ability. Police, Fire Rescue and Public Works are on duty. Throughout the day, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue has been on duty attending calls.
Environment Canada updated the Rainfall Warning at 15:00EDT for Thunder Bay. ‘Another 20 to 40 mm of rain likely by Tuesday morning.
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More Rain will Cause Flooding
The Weather Service states, “A slow moving warm front over Northern Minnesota will continue to bring bands of rain to the regions possibly continuing into Tuesday morning. As of 2 PM EDT 71.6 mm of rain have been reported at Atikokan and it is still raining. About 56 mm of rain has fallen over Thunder Bay. Thunderstorms are possible in the rain bands and may contribute to give locally higher rainfall amounts. Another 20 to 40 mm of rain is expected by Tuesday morning and storm totals will be in the 60 to 90 mm range across the warned areas”.
If you are in need of assistance, Mayor Hobbs Office has issued a list of telephone numbers:
City of Thunder Bay For questions, concerns or emergencies, 24 hours a day, contact 625-2195.
To report plugged catchbasins or surface flooding, call Infrastructure & Operations at (807) 625-2195, call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Thunder Bay Hydro
– electrical problems/concerns 343-1111 after hours 343-1002
Ministry of Transportation
– information about provincially-owned highways 511
NorWest Community Health Centres Urgent Walk-In Care
Mon – Thurs 4:30-8pm & Fri 1-4pm
525 Simpson St. 622-8285
For Information on Other Walk-In Clinics 211
Crisis Response Service
– mental health crisis or distress 346-8282
Thunder Bay District Health Unit 625-5900
– access to a registered nurse 24hr/day, 7days/week 1-866-797-000
Kids Help Phone
– 24hr/day, 7day/week 1-800-668-6868
– meals, porta potty, clothing, appliances
Mon, Tues, Wed 1-4 pm & Sun Service 2 pm 473-3538
– meals daily 2-3pm & 7-8pm 420 George St. 623-8182
CAM Clothing Assistance
For free clothing, linens and some furniture
Mon – Sat 10am-5pm. 404 May St. N 474-3583