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Rainfall warning issued for Barrie

Rain expected to start Thursday afternoon, become heavier Thursday evening into Friday
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Rainfall warning in effect for:
  • Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Rain is expected to start Thursday afternoon and become heavier Thursday evening into Friday.

Rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are possible by Friday evening. Periods of rain will taper off Saturday.

This rainfall is the result of a Colorado low that will track over Northeastern Ontario Thursday.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Keep children and pets away from creeks and river banks.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.