The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has issued the following Flood Watch due to the rainfall overnight and forecasted rain.
“The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that flooding is currently occurring in a number of locations throughout the watershed due to a large amount of rainfall overnight. Saturated ground conditions in combination with the rainfall is causing flooding in low lying and flood prone areas. Watercourses will be flowing higher than normal causing local streams and rivers to become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts and bridges. Please stay away from all watercourses.”
This Flood Watch will be in effect through to Sunday.