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Heavy rain expected this afternoon

Rainfall Warnings may be required for portions of the area later today
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Environment Canada expects heavy rain to strike the area this afternoon, perhaps requiring a warning.

It's issued a special weather statement issued for:

  • North Bay - West Nipissing
  • Greater Sudbury and vicinity
  • Burk's Falls - Bayfield Inlet
  • Parry Sound - Muskoka

Increasing cloudiness today with showers beginning late this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon.Rain at times heavy.

Showers and thunderstorms will last through this evening. Plenty of moisture in the atmosphere will ensure that the rain will be heavy at times, with locally heavy rainfall accumulations likely.

Heavy rainfall with localized amounts will reach 30 to 50 mm with Isolated amounts in excess of 50 mm.

Rainfall Warnings may be required for portions of the area later today.

Wind becoming southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 this morning. High 23.


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