Heavier Showers In Store This Week

Rain on window (Photo by © Can Stock Photo / pzAxe)

After some parts of the region got a good soaking this weekend, we could be in for more rain this week.

Environment Canada Meteorologist Glenn Robinson says the rain activity has been fairly scattered across the region over the past few days.

Robinson says on Friday afternoon, there were thunderstorms in the area with rainfall amounts ranging from about 8mm in Sarnia to about 4mm in London. He says places directly under the thunderstorms likely got a lot more rain, though.

Then, showers passed through some areas again on Saturday morning.

“We saw about 1 mm in Sarnia and about 1mm in Windsor and 2 mm in Harrow,” says Robinson.

He says the region saw slightly heavier rain Sunday morning. Some areas, like London, saw steady rain and drizzle for much of the day.

“These rainfall amounts that we’ve had over the past few days, I don’t think are really drought-ending rainfalls. I think we’d like to see more like 20-30 mm,” he says.

However, Robinson says there could be some heavier rainfalls this week. He says there are some scattered showers in store for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in the region.

“It looks like some areas could get quite a bit up to maybe 50 mm in areas that get a lot of thundershowers, especially London area–maybe north of London a bit,” explains Robinson. “As we go down toward Windsor and Chatham, it looks like probably a little bit less from these showers, but it still could be substantial…possibly about 10-20 mm.”