Special Rainfall Weather Statement – October 27th, 2017


Computer models are showing potential for a low pressure area from the Atlantic Coast of the US to move inland across New England to southern Quebec and intensify into a strong fall storm by Monday.


Special weather statement in effect for:

Brockville – Prescott
Gananoque – Mallorytown
Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville
Westport – Charleston Lake
Significant rainfall possible Sunday into Monday.

Rain ahead of this low pressure area is expected to arrive Saturday night, and will continue Sunday into Monday as the low gets closer. Significant rainfall amounts are expected, with over 50 mm in 24 hours quite possible in many areas.

Strong westerly winds are also quite possible Monday in the wake of this weather system.

Environment Canada is closely monitoring this situation.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.