Environment Canada issues ‘Special Weather Statement’ for the City of Hamilton [ ENDED ]

Environment Canada has issued a ‘Special Weather Statement’ for the City of Hamilton.

Statements

10:45 AM EDT Friday 20 March 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Brief strong wind gusts possible today.

A strong cold front will sweep across the region this morning into early this afternoon preceded by a band of scattered showers or thunderstorms. Scattered wind gusts near or in excess of 90 km/h will be possible as the band moves through. Given the scattered nature of the band, confidence in high winds gusts occurring in any given place is low.

Where these strong winds develop, local power outages will likely occur.

Warnings

11:26 AM EDT Friday 20 March 2020
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.

Statements

10:32 AM EDT Thursday 19 March 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Rain and Scattered Thunderstorms This Evening and Tonight. Scattered Thunderstorms and Potential High Wind Gusts Friday.

An approaching warm front will cause an area of showers and thunderstorms to move through the regions this evening and tonight. Some of the storms will contain heavy downpours with local rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm in an hour possible.

There will be the potential for high wind gusts Friday in the morning or early afternoon as a cold front approaches, preceded by a band of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Winds gusts of 90 km/h will be possible in this band.

Should these winds develop, power outages would likely occur in some areas.

Source: Environment Canada

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