A flood watch has been issued for our area. The North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority is warning people along rivers and lakes to keep a close eye on conditions, with water levels across local watersheds above seasonal norms. Rain and warm temperatures are in the forecast, which has caused the risk of flooding. The flood watch will be updated today at noon.
Meanwhile, North Bay, Powassan, Mattawa, and West Nipissing are under a special weather statement. People are cautioned to drive carefully today with heavy fog in the forecast, and 20-to-33-mmillimetersof rain expected today. The rain is then expected to the change to blowing snow as temperatures drop below zero overnight. We’ll have more in your weather forecast.