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Environment Canada has issued a ‘Severe Thunderstorm Watch’ for the City of Hamilton.
6:21 PM EDT Tuesday 07 September 2021
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:
- City of Hamilton
At 6:21 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to toonie size hail and heavy rain.
This line of severe thunderstorms is located from Erin to Waterloo to Wellburn, moving southeast at 65 km/h.
Hazard: 100 km/h wind gusts and quarter size hail and locally heavy rainfall.
Locations impacted include:
Kitchener, Hamilton, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Milton, Burlington, Oakville, Tavistock, New Hamburg, Halton Hills, Ancaster, Dundas, Waterdown, Innerkip, Ayr, Paris, St. George, Rockwood and Rockton.
Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. 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. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!
Source: Environment Canada