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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

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 […]

High heat alert issued for Niagara Region

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High heat alert issued for Niagara Region

An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued today, June 11, 2017, by Niagara Region Public Health as temperatures are expected to reach 31 degrees C, with little relief forecasted overnight. 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 […]

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Rainfall warning in effect through Saturday

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Rainfall warning in effect through Saturday

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. 30-50 mm of rain expected today through Saturday. Rain is spreading into Southern Ontario this morning and is forecast to persist into Saturday as the weather system responsible stalls over the region. The rain is expected to […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Niagara Region

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Niagara Region

2:01 PM EDT Monday 01 May 2017 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region At 2:01 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain. Heavy downpours are […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch for South Niagara

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts. A cold front is expected to sweep through Southern Ontario this afternoon bringing showers and a few thunderstorms along with it. There is a potential that some of these thunderstorms may be severe with strong gusty winds […]

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Rainfall warning issued for South Niagara

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Rainfall warning issued for South Niagara

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. Rainfall amounts of 40 to 50 mm are expected tonight and Thursday. Rain will begin this evening and continue Thursday. Rain will change to snow late Thursday or Thursday night. Rainfall warnings are issued for amounts of […]

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