Rainfall Warnings Are In Effect For Some Quebec Areas As Isaias Heads Right For Canada

Canada will be hit with the "remnants" of the storm.
Senior Editor
Rainfall Warnings Are In Effect For Some Quebec Areas As Hurricane Isaias Heads For Canada

Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings for the Quebec City, Eastern Townships, and Charlevoix regions of Quebec as hurricane Isaias heads right for Canada.

According to the latest tropical cyclone information statement, "Isaias is expected to approach Quebec and New Brunswick through New England Tuesday night into Wednesday."

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60 km/h winds "are possible over New Brunswick and parts of Quebec"

"The most likely impacts for Canada will be the potential for heavy rainfall in southern and eastern parts of Quebec and moderate gusty winds."

The areas between the Eastern Townships and Quebec City are the "most likely" to experience this heavy rainfall.

Given the forecasted short timeframe for rain, "some minor flooding may occur in prone locations."

More updates are coming later today.

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Thomas MacDonald
Senior Editor
Thomas MacDonald is a Senior Editor for MTL Blog focused on Montreal public transit and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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