Alerts for: Waterloo - Wellington

Warnings

2:08 AM EDT Monday 25 July 2016
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • Mount Forest - Arthur - Northern Wellington County

At 2:08 a.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.

A line of thunderstorms from Mount Forest to Collingwood is moving eastward at 30 km/h. Another line of thunderstorms over Lake Huron will move into Kincardine and vicinity in the next few hours.

Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. 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.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

For more information:
http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.

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