Significant rainfall forecast for Haliburton County Monday into Tuesday

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will move across region with total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50mm expected

Heavy rain coming out of a downspout. (Stock photo0

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for significant rainfall in Haliburton County starting Monday (June 6).

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will move across the region beginning Monday afternoon and continuing through Monday night into Tuesday.

Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are expected, with locally higher amounts possible in areas that receive thunderstorms.

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As there is some uncertainty with the track and timing of a low pressure system and associated cold front that will move across the area, exact timing and total rainfall amounts are subject to change.

Elsewhere in the greater Kawarthas region, including Peterborough County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Hastings County, there is a 40 per cent change of showers on Monday afternoon, increasing to 60 per cent in the evening, with showers expected on Tuesday.