A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada this morning for the Brant region, regarding the possibility of large amounts of rain(between 25 and 40 millimetres) has been expanded to cover significantly more of Southern Ontario.
The statement reads as follows:
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo
- Brantford – County of Brant
- City of Hamilton
- Burlington – Oakville
Rain is expected to move into southwestern Ontario tonight and will persist into Saturday. The rain may fall heavily at times. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are likely, although some areas may receive higher amounts.
The rain is expected to taper off Saturday evening.
The rainfall is associated with a developing low pressure system that will cross the lower Great Lakes.
You can look for updates on the situation here.
Image from Environment Canada.