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Rainfall warning in effect for South Niagara

Rainfall warning in effect for South Niagara

Rain, at times heavy, is expected tonight and Monday, with total rainfall amounts near 50 mm. Rain will begin this evening and become heavy at times tonight. Rain will taper to showers Monday evening. The heaviest rain is expected early Monday morning. This rain is the remnants of Tropical Depression Gordon. If visibility is reduced […]

Excessive heat alert to go into effect Monday

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Excessive heat alert to go into effect Monday

Niagara Region press release – An Excessive Heat Alert will go into effect Monday, Sept. 3/2018, as the temperature is expected to exceed 31 °C with humidex values over 40 ​°C. Overnight low temperatures will only fall to the mid twenties, providing little or no relief from the heat.​ Niagara residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity. Signs […]

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Heat warning issued for Niagara

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Heat warning issued for Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Niagara with hot and humid temperatures expected to begin Monday, Aug. 27/2018. “A hot and humid airmass is forecast to reach the area Monday and remain in place into Wednesday,” the warning said. “Maximum afternoon temperatures are expected to reach 31 degrees with humidex values around 40. […]

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South Niagara under severe thunderstorm watch

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South Niagara under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada (EC) has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for South Niagara on Tuesday Aug. 21/2018. “Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and torrential rain,” the EC statement said. The threat of severe thunderstorms will begin this afternoon and persist through this evening.” […]

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South Niagara expecting localized heavy showers

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South Niagara expecting localized heavy showers

Environment Canada has issued a weather statement Tuesday Aug. 7/2018 calling for localized heavy showers that may bring up to 30mm rain in spots. “Isolated showers and thunderstorms are developing over the area this afternoon,” the statement said.  “Although most areas will receive little precipitation, some areas may see in excess of 30 millimetres.”

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for North Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for North Niagara

Aug. 6/2018- 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 over portions of southern Ontario. Some of these thunderstorms will have the potential to produce significant rainfall amounts as well as wind gusts to 90 […]

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