Heavy rain expected in NW Ontario #ONwx



An area of low pressure over the US Midwest will bring some heavy rain to portions of northwestern Ontario.


For northwestern Ontario and north of Lake Superior heavy rain is expected this morning and will last through Thursday evening.


In the heaviest rain, 25 to 40 mm is possible.


Some localized flooding is possible since the ground remains frozen in this area.


There is a special weather statement in effect for

  • Atikokan - Upsala - Quetico

  • City of Thunder Bay

  • Dryden - Ignace

  • Fort Frances - Rainy Lake

  • Geraldton - Manitouwadge - Hornepayne

  • Lake Nipigon - Wabakimi

  • Nipigon - Marathon - Superior North

  • Sioux Lookout - Savant Lake

  • Superior West


When the rain comes to an end, unsettled weather is expected through the weekend with overcast conditions with a chance of showers.