October 12, 2020 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Weather Warnings and Weather Statements in Effect

THUNDER BAY – There are weather warnings in effect in the Thunder Bay region this morning.

The City of Thunder Bay and the Superior West region are under a Special Weather Statement.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Cloud Bay – Dorion

Rain at times heavy today and tonight.

A low-pressure system will bring rain to regions along the west shore of Lake Superior this morning, then to regions along the north and east shore of Lake Superior this afternoon and this evening. General rainfall amounts are expected to be 20 to 30 mm. However, it is possible that some areas could receive up to 50 mm by Tuesday morning. Localized flooding is possible.

The forecast for Thunder Bay, Environment Canada says showers at times heavy will begin early this morning and end late this afternoon. There is a risk of a thunderstorm this morning and early this afternoon. Rainfall amount of 20 to 30 mm is expected. Winds will be southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 30 gusting to 50 late this morning. Monday’s high is forecast for 13.

To tonight, expect clearing skies this evening. Wind will be west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. The low plus 4.

Nipigon, Marathon, Rossport in the Superior North region are under a Rainfall Warning.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Nipigon – Rossport

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Rain will begin this morning and become heavy this afternoon. Total rainfall amounts near 50 mm are expected before rain tapers off this evening.

Localized flooding is possible. For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry District Office.

There is also a Rainfall Warning in Effect for The Lake Nipigon – Wabikimi region

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid

Rain, at times heavy, is expected.

Rain will begin this morning and become heavy this afternoon. Total rainfall amounts near 50 mm are expected before rain tapers off this evening.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods

The weather service says that the Lake of the Woods region will receive periods of rain ending this morning then clearing. Wind becoming west 30 km/h gusting to 50 early this morning are expected. Monday’s Thanksgiving high 12.

For tonight, clear skies are in the forecast. There is going to be increasing cloudiness near midnight then a 60 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. The low plus 4.

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