Manitouwadge – Weather Warning Updated

Rainfall Warning

MANITOUWADGE – WEATHER – Environment Canada is still calling for heavy rain for the Manitouwadge and Hornepayne regions. The weather service has updated their earlier warning. Environment Canada says that rain, at times heavy is expected.

4:06 PM EDT Thursday 20 September 2018
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Manitouwadge – Hornepayne

Rain and possible thunderstorms are expected to advance into northeastern Ontario this evening. The rain could be heavy at times with amounts near 50 mm expected. Embedded thunderstorms will likely give torrential rainfall from time to time. As a result, areas that receive several thunderstorms may see even higher amounts.

Although rain and possible thunderstorms will continue on Friday, the bulk of the rain is expected tonight.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.