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Environment Canada has issued a ‘Severe Thunderstorm Warning’ for the City of Hamilton.
4:42 PM EDT Sunday 01 August 2021
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:
- City of Hamilton
At 4:42 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to nickel size hail.
This area of severe thunderstorms is located from Valens to Troy, moving southeast at 35 km/h.
Hazard: Nickel size hail.
Locations impacted include: Ancaster, Dundas, Rockton, Troy, Lynden, Valens, Westover, Copetown, Flamborough and Millgrove.
Large hail can damage property and cause injury. 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.
Source: Environment Canada