Environment Canada warning of frightful weather for Halloween

Woman holds onto an umbrella on a windy day.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Hamilton Region. 

They're warning of potentially significant rainfall today through Thursday night.

A low pressure system is approaching Southern Ontario from the southwest.

Rain is forecast to begin this morning and end by Friday morning. 

Rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are possible, with the heaviest rain occurring Thursday afternoon. 

Strong northwesterly to westerly wind gusts of 70 km/h are possible Halloween night and into Friday morning. 

The weather office says a wind warning may be required as conditions become more certain.