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Flood Watch Issued For Part Of Essex County

Thursday October 1st, 2015, 6:32pm


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The Essex Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood watch.

They say that predicted winds of 44-50 km/hr out of the northeast and east-northeast over the next 24 hour period, with the potential for wind gusts exceeding 60 km/hr, a possibility of flooding, shoreline erosion and damaging waves exists along the Lake Erie shoreline on the east side of Pelee Island, along the southeast shoreline of the Municipality of Leamington between Wheatley Harbour and Point Pelee and along the Lake St. Clair shoreline from the western limit of the Town of Lakeshore to the eastern limits of the City of Windsor.

They also warn that due to the predicted wind speed and duration, areas along the Detroit River may experience increased water levels due to the lake setup.

This advisory is in effect until 6pm on October 2nd, 2015

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