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Moderate to heavy rain for South Niagara Thursday

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Moderate to heavy rain for South Niagara Thursday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement calling for moderate to heavy rain for Thursday Nov. 1/2018. “A period of moderate to heavy rain will develop Thursday afternoon and continue through Thursday night. Total of 30 to 50 mm rain is expected by Friday morning,” the statement said. “Given the soil is already saturated, […]

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Strong winds, thunderstorms possible for Friday

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Strong winds, thunderstorms possible for Friday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for South Niagara for Friday Sept. 21/2018. “Strong westerly winds are forecast to develop in association with a frontal passage Friday. Wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h are expected in the afternoon and early evening, with higher winds possible in thunderstorms,” the statement said.

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Rainfall warning in effect for South Niagara

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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 […]

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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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