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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain, Saturday July 14/2018. Thunderstorms have developed to the north of Lake Erie and are moving slowly to the east. These thunderstorms will continue this afternoon and this evening. Rainfall amounts of 50 mm or […]

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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

​An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued by Niagara Region Public Health as the temperature is expected to reach or exceed 31 ​°C on Friday, July 13/2018, with the overnight lows near 20 ​°C and may continue through the weekend. Niagara residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity. […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing torrential rain. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon across southern Ontario. Given the high heat and humidity a few of these thunderstorms could be intense resulting in localized torrential downpours. These thunderstorms are expected to be slow moving, […]

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Extreme heat event to resume Wednesday

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Extreme heat event to resume Wednesday

Though we have a bit of cooling happening today and overnight tonight, temperatures should be soaring up again by Wednesday. Environment Canada has changed their statement Monday July 2/2018, warning of an extreme heat event with humidex values reaching 43 expected. “Extreme heat event will continue and this will be the most significant heat event […]

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Excessive high heat alert issued for Niagara

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Excessive high heat alert issued for Niagara

An Excessive Heat Alert will go into effect tomorrow, Friday, June 29/2018, and is expected to last through the holiday weekend, 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 […]

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EC issues extreme heat statement for Canada Day weekend

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EC issues extreme heat statement for Canada Day weekend

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement Tuesday, June 26/2018, warning of an extreme heat event for Canada Day long weekend. “The showers and thunderstorms forecast for Wednesday are forecast to give way to a persistent southwest flow, bringing hot and humid air from the Gulf of Mexico to Southern Ontario,” the statement says. […]

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