Expect ‘significant’ rain this weekend: Environment Canada
Published Thursday, June 25, 2015 6:45PM EDT
A look as a storm approaches Barrie on Tuesday August 12, 2014. (Courtesy: Rosemary Gillan)
Environment Canada says most of southern Ontario can expect 'significant' rain this weekend.
The weather office issued a special weather statement on Thursday afternoon.
According to Environment Canada, those under the statement can expect the rain as a low pressure system blankets the city.
"In a lot of areas the rain will continue through Sunday afternoon and may be heavy at times," the statement said.
There is also a risk of thunderstorms over the weekend.
Areas from Windsor to the Golden Horseshoe may see up to 60 millimetres of rain. Approximately 20 to 40 millimetres is expected to fall over central and eastern Ontario.
Here are the areas in our region under the warning:
- Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
- Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
- Orillia - Lagoon City – Washago
- Newmarket - Georgina - Northern York Region
- Pickering - Oshawa - Durham Region
- Uxbridge - Beaverton
- Vaughan - Richmond Hill - Markham
- Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
- Huntsville - Baysville
- Port Carling - Port Severn
- Town of Parry Sound - Rosseau - Killbear Park
- Bruce Peninsula - Sauble Beach - Tobermory
- Hanover - Dundalk - Southern Grey County
- Owen Sound - Blue Mountains - Grey County
- Saugeen Shores – Kincardine
- Innisfil - New Tecumseth - Angus
- Orangeville - Grand Valley - Dufferin County
- Shelburne – Mansfield
- Haliburton - Minden - Haliburton County