Rainfall Warnings in Effect for Region

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Weather Radar Map Sept 10 2014
Weather Radar Map Sept 10 2014

Weather AlertTHUNDER BAY – Weather – There is a storm system tracking across the district today. Thunder Bay is not under any warnings at present, but there are rainfall warnings in effect east of the city.

For the City of Thunder Bay, the forecast is calling for windy conditions with periods of rain. High 8C. Winds NNE at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall total around 6mm

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Marathon – Schreiber
  • Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat
  • Manitouwadge – Hornepayne

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Weather Radar Map Sept 10 2014
Weather Radar Map Sept 10 2014

A low pressure system over Iowa will track northeastward toward the Great Lakes today. Periods of rain, at times heavy, associated with the low will continue over areas North of Superior and will begin to affect the rest of Northeastern Ontario today. Rainfall amounts near 50 mm are expected with a few locally higher amounts possible. The rain is forecast to taper off from west to east, beginning this evening near the Lake Superior shore and Thursday morning for areas near the Quebec border.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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