Rainfall Warning Issued for Thunder Bay

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Rainfall Warning

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the City of Thunder Bay.

The Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority has issued a Flood Outlook Update.

Heavy rain, snow and strong winds expected tonight into Friday.

The cause is a developing low pressure system is expected to bring a mix of rain and snow to parts of the region and the City of Thunder Bay.

Precipitation is expected to begin tonight before quickly intensifying early Thursday morning and then easing slowly throughout the day on Friday.

By Friday night, total rainfall amounts for communities close to Lake Superior including the city of Thunder Bay could be 50 to 75 mm.

Snowfall accumulations inland could vary widely between 5 and 15 cm with some regions locally seeing higher amounts.

In addition, strong easterly winds will affect the western shores of Lake Superior on Thursday, with gusts of 70 to 90 km/h.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay