Heavy rain starting tonight in SD&G

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated at 3:28 p.m. to show Environment Canada upgraded its special weather statement to a rainfall warning.

SD&G – You may want to check those eaves troughs and make sure they’re not full of leaves.

Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, upgrading its special weather statement from earlier in the day.

It says heavy rain is expected tonight and will continue through Thursday.

We could see as much as 50 millimeters (1.96 inches) of rain by Thursday night.