WELLAND – A record temperature is likely for Welland on Wednesday after the rain ends.
Rob Paola, Welland-born meteorologist with Environment Canada said a high of +14C would set a new record for February 3 in Welland.
The current record for that date is +8.0C, set in 1991, he said.
ISSUED: 3:11 PM EST Tuesday 02 February 2016
Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.
Rain is forecast to spread into the regions this evening. The rainfall will be heavy at times, mainly through the overnight hours, and may be accompanied by a thunderstorm or two.
Total rainfall amounts up to 30 mm are likely by the time the rain tapers off on Wednesday morning.
Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.
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