Rainfall Warning

RainfallEnvironment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for North wellington and surrounding areas.

Rain, heavy at times, will begin this evening and end Monday afternoon. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are expected.

Rainfall warnings are issued when 25 mm or more of rain are expected within 24 hours, when the ground is frozen or saturated, and has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.

First Tornado of 2016 confirmed for Clifford

Environment Canada confirmed Friday that Canada’s first tornado of 2016 touched down last Wednesday afternoon approximately seven kilometres north of Clifford. Trees were snapped, and a barn was damaged by what Environment Canada says was a high-end F1 tornado. This would put winds at an estimated 170-km an hour. According to reports, March would be the earliest a tornado has been reported in Ontario. Environment Canada says the tornado measured at 200-metres wide, and ran for 3.5 kilometres.-Chris Holden

Amber Alert – Baby Abducted

amberalertphotoTHIS IS AN “AMBER ALERT” ACTIVATION MESSAGE!
Police: Toronto Police Service

Child : 3 month old white baby boy, short dark hair,

Abductor: Male white, 20-25 years old. Short blond hair, 5 foot 11 inches, medium build

Vehicle: GREY colored 4 Door 1997 Toyota Camry, Ontario # BWRC 161

Location last observed: Northbound Highway #27 at Albion Road

If observed call 911

Ontario Provincial Police have issued an Amber Alert after a car was stolen in Toronto with a three-month-old baby inside. The infant, who has short dark hair and weighs about 15 pounds, was last seen in a grey, four-door 1997 Toyota Camry, with the licence plate BWRC 161, northbound on Highway 27 at Albion Road in Etobicoke.