Flooding possible in parts of Niagara
Parts of Niagara could see some localized flooding as the rain continues to fall.
Over the last 48 hours the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority reported an average of 50mm of snow and rain, and an additional 5-10mm of rain could fall by the end of the day.
Water levels in the Welland River and 20 Mile Creek are rising, but the NPCA does not predict any major flooding for Smithville, Wellandport, and Welland. Some localized flooding is possible in the low-lying areas.
Black Creek in Fort Erie, Four Mile Creek in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Oswego Creek in Haldimand are also rising, but expected to stay below the critical threshold.
Resident are cautioned to keep children and pets away from all waterways.
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