Special Weather Statement In Effect – Expect Lots Of Rain

Environment Canada has released a special weather statement warning of rain today associated with the remnants of tropical depression Bertha impacting southern Ontario. Here are the details:

4:49 AM EDT Thursday 28 May 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Toronto
  • Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County
  • Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo
  • City of Hamilton
  • Burlington – Oakville
  • Caledon
  • Halton Hills – Milton
  • Mississauga – Brampton
  • Newmarket – Georgina – Northern York Region
  • Pickering – Oshawa – Southern Durham Region
  • Uxbridge – Beaverton – Northern Durham Region
  • Vaughan – Richmond Hill – Markham
  • Dunnville – Caledonia – Haldimand
  • Brantford – County of Brant
  • Woodstock – Tillsonburg – Oxford County
  • Rodney – Shedden – Western Elgin County
  • St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County
  • London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County
  • Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County
  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
  • St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
  • Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
  • Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park

Heavy rain possible today.

An area of rain moving northward from Ohio this morning will cross lake Erie and western sections of Lake Ontario through the middle of the day. There is the potential for rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 millimetres to fall across some areas by this evening. This rain is associated with the remnants of tropical depression Bertha and is weakening as it moves northward. There is still uncertainty about which area will receive the highest amount of rain however rainfall warnings may be issued this morning. This statement will be updated through today.

Photo Credit: Environment Canada

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan