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Special weather statement says 'significant rainfall possible'

'The potential exists for multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon into Sunday,' Environment Canada says
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Special weather statement issued for:
Newmarket - Georgina - Northern York Region, Ont. (043220)
Barrie - Orillia - Midland, Ont. (044100)
Owen Sound - Blue Mountains - Northern Grey County, Ont. (046220)
Innisfil - New Tecumseth - Angus, Ont. (046510)

Current details:
Significant rainfall possible this afternoon into Sunday.

Hazard:
Rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm. Locally higher amounts possible.

Timing:
This afternoon into Sunday.

Discussion:
The potential exists for multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon into Sunday. Local amounts exceeding 50 mm are possible. A rainfall warning may be required for some areas.

For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry office. Visit Ontario.ca/floods for the latest details.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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.

More details on the alert are available here.

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