Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Rain, heavy at times is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall.
Rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are expected tonight and Thursday.
Rain will begin this evening and continue Thursday. Rain will change to snow late Thursday or Thursday night.
Rainfall warnings are issued for amounts of 25 mm or more in 24 hours or less when the ground is saturated. For the latest information for the potential for spring flooding in your area, please consult the website of your local Conservation Authority or the website of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Don’t approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports using #ONStorm.