Weather – March 14/19 05:00 Rainfall and Fog Warnings

Weather Update for Thunder Bay

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THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Update – Weather alert is over.

Earlier. There are two weather warnings out for the City of Thunder Bay this morning. Environment Canada has updated the Rainfall Warning as well as added a Fog Advisory.

There has been the equivalent of 15 mm of precipitation since Wed 20:00 at the Thunder Bay Airport. The weather service says more precipitation is on the way.

Environment Canada says, “Rain, heavy at times, continues across the region early this morning. With temperatures hovering just above the freezing mark, a brief period of freezing rain is possible. However, temperatures will slowly rise early this morning ensuring only rain later this morning. Rainfall amounts in the 20 to 30 mm range are expected by the time the rain transitions to snow late this afternoon or tonight. The heaviest rainfall amounts are likely near the north shore of Lake Superior through this period.”

5:08 AM EDT Thursday 14 March 2019
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay

Significant rainfall, mild temperatures and melting snow, is expected through this evening.

The heavy rain will combine with mild temperatures in the mid-single digits to result in potentially significant snowmelt and localized ponding on streets and other low lying areas.

The heavy rain and mild temperatures are associated with a strong Colorado low that will transition across Northern Ontario tonight.