Rainfall Warning issued for parts of southeastern New Brunswick

Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for areas in the southeast of the province as Hurricane Dorian heads towards Atlantic Canada.

Forecasters say rain will begin over southern areas Saturday morning and spread northeastward through the day.

50 to 90 mm of rain is expected over parts of southern and eastern New Brunswick before coming to an end overnight Saturday or Sunday morning.

The weather agency warns heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

If you encounter poor visibility on your travels, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance and be aware for the potential for washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

The areas included in the Rainfall Warning are:
- Fundy National Park
- Grand Manan and Coastal Charlotte County
- Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick
- Saint John and County
- Sussex - Kennebecasis Valley and Kings County

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.