Special Weather Statement Issued for Thunder Bay, Superior West, and Region

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Rainfall Warning

Special Weather Statement for Thunder Bay

Issued at 4:12 PM EDT Thursday, June 27, 2024

Significant Rainfall Expected from Friday into Saturday

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Ah heading into the long weekend it looks like umbrellas, rain coats, and rubber boots might be the apparel of choice.

Hazard:
Potential rainfall of 30 to 45 mm, with locally higher amounts possible.

Timing:
From early Friday continuing through Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Discussion:
A low-pressure system is forecasted to bring heavy rain to Thunder Bay starting early Friday and lasting into Saturday morning. While there is some uncertainty regarding the precise locations of the heaviest rainfall, significant amounts are expected.

Important Information:

For concerns regarding flooding, please contact your local Conservation Authority or the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. For the latest flood details, visit Ontario.ca/floods.

Safety Precautions:

  • Heavy downpours can lead to flash floods and water pooling on roads.
  • Watch out for potential washouts near rivers, creeks, and culverts.

Stay informed and take necessary precautions to ensure your safety.

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