Special Weather Statement - Flooding - May 2nd, 2017

050217 floodLocal flooding potential along the shores of the St. Lawrence River and over the Thousand Islands area.

Special weather statement in effect for:

Brockville - Prescott
Gananoque - Mallorytown

Southwesterly winds are expected to gust to 50 km/h this afternoon. evening and tonight along the St. Lawrence River. Given the current high water levels, this may produce local flooding along the shoreline and over the Thousand Islands area.

The threat is expected to decrease Wednesday with winds blowing from a more westerly direction and diminishing.

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