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Rainfall warning for the area Ended

Monday, April 14, 2014   by: Kate Adams

Environment Canada ended the rainfall warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River

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As of 1:22 PM EDT Monday, Environment Canada continued the rainfall warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River:

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions.

Watch for updated statements.

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Rainfall - overnight to evening.

Rain, heavy at times is expected.

The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Rain is affecting portions of northeastern Ontario early this morning.

The rain is expected to continue for much of the day and may fall heavily at times before turning to snow later this afternoon or evening.

Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are possible by this evening.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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Rainfall - early afternoon to early evening Monday.

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

An approaching low pressure system and warm front is expected to bring periods of rain over the next 48 hours. At 1:20 PM Radar shows an area of rain over Sudbury and North Bay which will gradually move out of the area by late afternoon. Then the next surge of moisture will move into the area tonight generating heavy rain. By Monday evening total rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm are possible before a cold front moves through and brings in a colder airmass..

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts. Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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Rainfall - overnight to early evening Monday.

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

An approaching low pressure system and warm front is expected to bring periods of rain over the next 48 hours resulting in total rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm by Monday evening.

Rain is expected to be fairly light starting today but will become more intense tonight into Monday morning.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts. Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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