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Environment Canada has issued a ‘Severe Thunderstorm Watch’ for the City of Hamilton.

Warnings

11:41 PM EDT Monday 05 July 2021
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

At 11:41 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This line of severe thunderstorms is located from Trafalgar to Harrisburg, moving southeast at 50 km/h.

Locations impacted include:
Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Ancaster, Dundas and Waterdown.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Watches

11:14 PM EDT Monday 05 July 2021
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Conditions are still favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail tonight.

Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

HAMILTON TODAY WEATHER

Source: Environment Canada

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