Rainfall Warning Issued - May 5th, 2017

eon rainfallwarning 2016Rain, heavy at times is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall.

Rainfall warning in effect for:

Brockville - Prescott
Gananoque - Mallorytown
Merrickville-Wolford - Kemptville
Westport - Charleston Lake

30-50 mm of rain expected tonight through Sunday.

Rain will spread into the region this evening and is forecast to persist through Sunday as the weather system responsible stalls over the region. The rain is expected to taper to showers Sunday afternoon.

With the ground already saturated, there is the potential for local flooding. For information concerning flooding please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry District office.

Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts. Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks. Consider moving valuable items to higher levels.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tweet reports using #ONStorm.