Special weather statement: Thunderstorms with heavy rain, amounts up to 75mm possible for tonight

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Blind River – Thessalon
  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island

Thunderstorms with heavy rain possible tonight.

Hazard: Thunderstorms with heavy rain producing local amounts of 50 to 75 mm.

Locations: An area stretching from Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury southeast across Georgian Bay to Lake Simcoe and the Kawartha Lakes.

Timing: From 5:00 P.M. EDT Wednesday to 7:00 A.M. EDT Thursday.

Environment Canada meteorologists will continue to monitor this developing situation closely. Rainfall warnings may be issued as the event approaches and details become clear.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.