UPDATED 10:30 AM – Weather Statement Ended – Rainfall Warning in effect for Lake 88 listening area

May 1, 2017 by

RainUpdated 10:30 AM EDT Monday 01 May 2017

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

Heavy rainfall and possible thunderstorms will continue today.

25 to 35 mm rain has been reported over the area. Additional 20 to 30 mm rain is possible before it tapers off this evening. Some areas which receive more persistent thunderstorms could see higher local amount.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

Lake 88 will provide updates as soon as they are available.