THUNDER BAY FLOOD WATCH

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(THUNDER BAY DISTRICT) – A flood watch has been issued for the region surrounding Thunder Bay by the Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority.

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The flood watch includes Dorion, Shuniah, Oliver Paipoonge, Neebing, Gillies, Conmee and Thunder Bay.

There is a potential for 50 to 75 millimetres of rainfall to slam the area from a thunderstorm, with more accumulating overnight and through Sunday.

Intense rainfallΒ during short bursts can end up with localized flooding in lower-lying areas throughout the region.

TRCCTB.COM would like to remind residents to keep their electronics charged, candles and matches ready, along with food and water readily accessible, should a flood occur.

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