Special Weather Statement issued for Oakville for Monday & Tuesday

Special Weather Statement issued for Oakville for Monday & Tuesday
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Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Oakville starting this morning and going right through Tuesday, April 4, 2017, which will provide you with an opportunity to use that umbrella.

The expected rainfall accumulation is between 20 to 30 mm, which means we may experience some localized flooding.

Creeks and rivers in Oakville are already running high and fast, so this added rainfall will make them even more treacherous. Keep your pets and children a healthy distance from moving water.

The heaviest rainfall is expected to start later this afternoon according to the Weather Network, and last through this evening and into tomorrow.

If you are looking to go for a walk we may see the sun later this morning.

Here is Environment Canada’s Special Weather Warning for Oakville that was issued on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 5:45 AM:

A significant early April rainfall on tap.

A large and moisture laden Texas low is forecast to track towards the Great Lakes today, crossing Lake Huron and Georgian Bay into Central Ontario on Tuesday.

Rain from this low will move into areas extending from the Golden Horseshoe to Lake Huron by early this evening, then spread northeast to remaining regions including the National Capital by midnight. Periods of rain will continue through Tuesday, resulting in a wet, dull and dreary day.

Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 30 millimetres are likely with this early spring weather disturbance.

The rain will come to an end on Tuesday night as the low pressure are moves away into Quebec.

These rainfall amounts are below the criterion of 50 mm rain in 24 hours required for a rainfall warning.


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