Environment Canada had issued a special weather statement for much of southwestern Ontario, including the Middlesex-London, Elgin County, and parts of Grey-Bruce.
A rainfall warning had been issued for Oxford County and the Huron-Perth region as well.
Localized heavy rainfall with near 50 mm is possible Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop and rainfall warnings may be issued as thunderstorms develop.
Heavy rainfall in combination with other weather factors, such as hail, wind and lightning will make outdoor activities unsafe.
Environment Canada has also issued a weather advisory for the region, as conditions are favourable for funnel clouds Saturday afternoon and evening.
These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.
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