Rainfall Warning issued for Moncton & Southeast NB, up to 100mm in some areas
With Tropical Storm Elsa speeding up east coast USA, Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Moncton & Southeastern NB.
“Periods of rain and isolated thundershowers will develop tonight and persist through the day Friday as a frontal trough of low pressure moves through the region. Tropical storm Elsa, which will become post-tropical Friday, will enhance the rain Friday night as it tracks across the southern portion of the province before entering into the Gulf of St. Lawrence Saturday morning. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 80 mm are currently forecast, with some areas likely seeing 100 mm or more locally. Gusty winds to 50 km/h can also be expected near the Fundy Coast.”
The time span is expected to be between Friday morning & early Saturday morning.
More info: Environment Canada
Tropical Cyclone Elsa info: Information Statements