THUNDER BAY – Weather – Bill Bartley, Chair of the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority says, “This is a normal rainfall event”. Bartley and the Conservation Authority have been closely monitoring the rainfall amounts, and the weather conditions.
Bartley shares that the Ministry of Natural Resources are also watching the river flow, and rainfall. “Rivers are at a normal flow level,” states Bartley.
Environment Canada has extended their rainfall watch for the Thunder Bay District and for much of Northwestern Ontario.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
Rain with isolated thunderstorms over Northwestern Ontario and north of Superior. Scattered showers, at times heavy, and thunderstorms over Northeastern Ontario.
Precipitation will continue across Northern Ontario today in association with a weather system tracking northeastward across the province. Additional rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm are expected by Tuesday morning, although locally higher amounts of 50 mm or more may be possible due to thunderstorms.
The precipitation will taper off Tuesday morning over Northwestern Ontario and late Tuesday or Tuesday night over Northeastern Ontario and north of Superior.
Weather conditions have caused the cancellation of Thunder Bay Chill Soccer camp for tonight, as well as postponing Bordercats Baseball.