Environment Canada issues ‘Severe Thunderstorm Watch’ for the City of Hamilton [ ENDED ]

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

Watches

10:04 PM EDT Friday 26 June 2020
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and torrential rain.

Hazards:
– Wind gusts to 90 km/h.
– Torrential downpours leading to flash flooding.

Timing:
Late this evening and overnight as thunderstorms over Michigan are expected to move into the area.

Fast-moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. 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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