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Environment Canada says snow likely Monday

Environment Canada says snow likely Monday

Environment Canada has released a warning for South Niagara saying “appreciable snow likely Monday and Monday night.” The release says “An Alberta Clipper is expected to deliver the first widespread snowfall of the season. It should develop during the day Monday and taper off later Monday night.” Snowfall in the amount of five to ten […]

Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued Friday Sept. 22, 2017, by Niagara Region Public Health as the humidex is expected to approach 40​°C over the weekend. Niagara residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity. Signs of heat-related illness may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, muscle swelling, heart disturbances, and headache. […]

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Conditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds today

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Conditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds today

Conditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds today. Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and early evening across Southern Ontario. Some of the thunderstorms will bring dime sized hail, wind gusts to 70 km/h and frequent lightning. Funnel clouds may also make a brief appearance this afternoon in this unseasonably cool and […]

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for South Niagara

Thunderstorms have developed from near Aylmer to Caledonia to Niagara Falls this afternoon. These thunderstorms are moving very slowly to the east. Rainfall amounts of 50 mm or more in one hour or less are expected. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Southern Niagara Region

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Southern Niagara Region

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain. Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and could persist into the overnight hours. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing wind gusts of 90 km/h and locally heavy rainfall. Total rainfall amounts near […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

Numerous thunderstorms are expected to affect much of southern Ontario this afternoon and early evening. Damaging wind gusts and torrential downpours giving rainfall amounts in excess of 50 mm are the main threats. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees […]

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