Flood Warning issued for Lake Erie Shore Areas

A Flood Warning has been issued by the Essex Region Conservation Authority.

Strong, gusty winds from the northeast are now pushing water from Lake Erie onshore in a number of locations.

ERCA reports flooding is presently happening in the Marentette Beach area in Leamington, at Scratch Lane and Dix Alley between Cedar Creek and the Linden Beach area in Kingsville, and at the south end of the Arner Townline at the border of Essex and Kingsville.

The areas of Windsor, Tecumseh, Lakeshore and Pelee Island may experience water from splashing and spray. 

In the areas of direct wave attack, there is also the possibility for damage to shoreline structures.

The warning is posted until noon Saturday.