33.3 mm down in Midtown by 8 a.m., 70 mm possible

Environment Canada says 33.3 mm of rain had fallen by 8 a.m. Friday and it upgrades possible total rain to 70 mm through Saturday. As much as 47.8 mm had fallen in West Hamilton. This deluge is expected to taper off Saturday night. Hamilton Airport has recorded 44.0 mm since yesterday and Cobourg 32.2.  The statement warns of flooding.