Weather Service Advisory on Rainfall
THUNDER BAY – Weather – A low pressure system from the northern plain states will bring rain to Northwestern Ontario beginning this evening. Rain could become heavy at times on Sunday.
The Weather Alert is in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
- Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
- Upsala – Raith
- Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
- Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson
- Ear Falls – Perrault Falls – Western Lac Seul
- Red Lake – Woodland Caribou Park
- Dryden – Vermilion Bay
- Ignace – English River
There is uncertainty in the track and intensity of the low pressure system.
However, latest indications suggest that most areas are likely to receive a total of 20 to 30 mm of rain with locally higher amounts of 40 mm or more in thunderstorms. A few groups of thunderstorms associated with a warm front are possible from early morning Sunday until Sunday afternoon. Gusty winds and heavy rain are possible with these storms. Rainfall warnings or severe thunderstorm warnings may be issued with this developing weather system as necessary.