April Showers to Pound Cornwall Area APRIL 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Spring clean up as over 25mm of heavy rain is expected to fall before Wednesday morning.  Thursday a large mass is expected to bring over 50mm of rain to the area when a full rain alert will be posted.

Full Spring temperatures are expected early next week with highs close to 20c!

5:07 AM EDT Tuesday 04 April 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Cornwall – Lancaster
  • Maxville – Alexandria
  • Morrisburg – Long Sault
  • Winchester – Newington

Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 30 millimetres on tap.

A low pressure area over lower Michigan will track across southern Lake Huron and Georgian Bay into Eastern Ontario today, bringing a large area of rain with it.

The rain will come to an end tonight over western and central areas, but will continue into Wednesday morning in the Ottawa to Cornwall areas.

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

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