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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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Excessive heat alert to go into effect Sunday

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Excessive heat alert to go into effect Sunday

Niagara Region press release – An Excessive Heat Alert will go into effect Sunday, Aug. 5/2018, 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. […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for South Niagara

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch warning for South Niagara Sunday, July 29/2018, which could also include strong gusts of wind. “Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon,” the warning said. “Some of these storms may be capable of producing a brief isolated tornado.” “Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow […]

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EC issues severe thunderstorm watch for South Niagara

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EC issues severe thunderstorm watch for South Niagara

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop from near Windsor through areas just east of Lake Huron and northeast of Georgian Bay near noon, Thursday, July 26/2018. These storms will track eastward across southern and central Ontario during the afternoon and early evening hours. The storms will reach portions of the Golden Horseshoe after 4 PM. […]

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Heat warning in effect for South Niagara

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Heat warning in effect for South Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning Monday July 16/2018 for South Niagara. “A hot and humid air mass will continue to affect the Golden Horseshoe today,” the warning said. “High temperatures are expected to be in the low thirties with humidex values in the high thirties.” “A cold front will move through tonight bringing […]

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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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