Canada Rain warnings issued as remnants of Nate hit eastern Ontario

20:07  09 october  2017
20:07  09 october  2017 Source:   cbc.ca

Calgary under winter storm warning

  Calgary under winter storm warning Calgary under winter storm warningEnvironment Canada says a low-pressure system is moving into the province that will cause rain to quickly turn to snow in some areas of Alberta on Sunday night. Calgary is expected to get close to 10 centimetres of snow, while other areas of Alberta may get more than 20 cm.

8. The remnants of Hurricane Nate are now dumping rain on eastern Ontario . Environment Canada issued weather warnings for Kingston, Napanee and Prince Edward County due to the remnants of Hurricane Nate .

Maximum sustained winds from Nate , the fourth major storm to hit the United States in less than two months, dropped to 35 miles per hour (55 km per hour) as it moved through Alabama and into Tennessee. The remnants of the storm spawned tornado warnings in those states and the western

Rain warnings issued as remnants of Nate hit eastern Ontario © Jim Van Anglen/Associated Press Rain warnings issued as remnants of Nate hit eastern Ontario

It's going to be a soggy Thanksgiving Monday across much of eastern Ontario.

Environment Canada has issued weather warnings for Kingston, Napanee and Prince Edward County due to the remnants of Hurricane Nate.

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Rainfall is expected to be heavy, with 50 to 75 millimetres falling in those areas by noon and potentially up to 100 millimetres in certain places, the agency said. Localized flooding is also a possibility.

Significant rain is also expected in Cornwall, Brockville, and other communities east of Ottawa, as the weakened storm rapidly accelerates northward through Ontario.

In Ottawa, the Monday forecast calls for fog patches and periods of rain, with skies clearing in the evening. The high is 17 C and overnight low 10 C.

Ottawa's Tuesday forecast is a mix of sun and cloud and a pleasant daytime high of 21 C.

Four fishermen rescued from swollen Capilano River .
North Vancouver firefighters rescued a group of fishermen who were stranded on an island in the middle of the Capilano River during Wednesday afternoon’s heavy rainfall. The island is just to the south of the bridge which takes Highway 1 over the river. “It’s a popular spot for people to fish,” assistant chief Walt Warner […]North Vancouver firefighters rescued a group of fishermen who were stranded on an island in the middle of the Capilano River during Wednesday afternoon’s heavy rainfall.

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