Weather

Freezing Rain Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

A low pressure system developing over the American Plains will track towards southern Ontario today, bringing a wintery mix of precipitation to the region. Snow accompanied by some ice pellets is expected to develop early this morning over extreme Southwestern Ontario and reach the Golden Horseshoe near midday. It is …

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Extreme Cold Warning 2 for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:15 P.M. EST WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2015 Temperatures are expected to drop to near or below minus 20 Celsius tonight. The cold temperatures will combine with strong northwesterly winds to produce wind chill values near or below minus 30 by Thursday morning. Little improvement is …

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Extreme Cold Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:52 A.M. EST SATURDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2015 A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. While anyone who isn’t dressed warmly is at risk in cold weather conditions, some are at greater risk than others for frost bite and hypothermia: – homeless people …

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Extreme Cold Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:31 A.M. EST THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2015 A period of very cold wind chills is expected. A strong cold front is crossing southern Ontario and is ushering in much colder temperatures and gusty north winds. Wind chill values this afternoon are generally expected to be …

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Snow Squall watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:42 A.M. EST THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2015 Persistent snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Lake effect flurries and local snow squalls …

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 9:47 A.M. EST SUNDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2015 Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occuring. There have been several reports of steady freezing drizzle over the Greater Toronto Area north towards Collingwood and over southwestern Ontario. Thus the Freezing Drizzle advisory has been expanded. As …

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Winter Storm Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Hazardous winter conditions are expected. A developing winter storm over Colorado will track towards southern Ontario tonight. Snow with this storm will begin overnight or early Sunday morning and continue until Monday morning. Total snowfall amounts are expected to be 15 to 20 cm, although higher amounts may be possible …

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occuring. Freezing drizzle is reported in many places over southern Ontario this afternoon. Periods of freezing drizzle are expected to persist into this evening. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Freezing drizzle can produce thin, …

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Cold Weather Alert for Elgin County

Monday January 12, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – On the heels of ending 2015’s 1st Cold Weather Alert on January 11th , the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Joyce Lock, has issued its second COLD WEATHER ALERT for 2015 in Elgin County following Environment Canada’s forecast …

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Snow Squall watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Westerly winds continue to generate snow squalls for areas east of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. A cold front will pass through southern Ontario tonight bringing even colder conditions and northwest winds. These northwest winds will cause the snow squalls to shift to areas southeast of Lake Huron and Georgian …

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Cold Weather Alert Issued For Elgin County

Monday January 5, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – The Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Joyce Lock, has issued its first COLD WEATHER ALERT for 2015 in Elgin County following Environment Canada’s forecast wind chill of -26° C today. Daily temperatures are expected to fluctuate and be …

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Wind Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring. A low pressure system over Western Kentucky will deepen quite quickly as it tracks north across Lake Huron on Christmas Eve then into Northeastern Ontario on Christmas Day. This low pressure area will blast a sharp cold front …

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Fog Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:22 P.M. EST SUNDAY 14 DECEMBER 2014 Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. Widespread fog is expected over Southwestern Ontario tonight due to a moist and stagnant airmass. Fog patches are expected to form this evening after sunset, and become more widespead …

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Wind Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:56 A.M. EST MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2014 Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. A deep low from Texas will drag a sharp arctic cold front east across Southern and Eastern Ontario this afternoon. The front’s arrival will be heralded by very …

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Snow Squall Warning

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 9:45 A.M. EST WEDNESDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2014 The intense snow squall affecting western New York near Buffalo is lifting northwards and is expected to affect the above regions this morning. Snowfall accumulation of 10 to 15 cm is possible along with reduced visibilities in blowing …

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Frost Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:50 A.M. EDT SATURDAY 11 OCTOBER 2014 Under clear skies and light winds, overnight low temperatures over southern Ontario are expected to drop down to the freezing mark or a few degrees below the freezing mark. As a result, widespread frost is expected tonight. The …

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Frost Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

First frost advisory of the season Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Weather Advisories for Frost are issued when temperatures are expected to the reach freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:35 P.M. EDT FRIDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2014 Conditions will be favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms through the afternoon and early evening hours. Damaging wind gusts, large hail and torrential rainfall are all threats. Isolated tornadoes are also a risk. Be prepared for severe …

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High Humidity And Late Summer Heat Combine For Region’S Second Heat Alert

September 4, 2014 London, ON – With an Environment Canada forecast calling for a daytime high of 32º Celsius and humidex values expected to reach 41, the Middlesex-London Health Unit is issuing the summer’s second Extreme Heat Alert. The Extreme Heat Alert will be in effect for tomorrow, Friday, September …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 7:02 P.M. EDT MONDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2014 A line of thunderstorms from the Bruce Peninsula southwestward to Windsor is moving eastward. Some of these thunderstorms may be severe, with strong winds, torrential rainfall and hail. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Be prepared for severe …

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